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NZ Engineering Science competition

NZ Engineering Science competition

Coming up is the annual New Zealand Engineering Science competition organised by the University of Auckland's Department of Engineering Science, and sponsored by Orion Health and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare. This fun and challenging competition is for teams of...

Web Wednesday

Web Wednesday

This week we begin regular post gathering together some of the resources from the web. Today we have chosen to highlight  3 New Zealand organisations that have developed teaching and learning resources for us that are aligned to the NZ Curriculum. NZ transport agency...

Figure it Out Books all online

Figure it Out Books all online

This week nzmaths finished uploading PDF's of all the english medium Figure it Out activities to their website. Figure It Out is a series of mathematics curriculum support books designed to supplement existing classroom programmes. Along with the student activities...

NCEA courses on Classroom NZ2020

NCEA courses on Classroom NZ2020

Taken from the Ministry Bulletin June 11 2020 The Ministry of Education have been working towards making available ClassroomNZ2020, a new platform with a range of online courses, to support students until the end of February 2021. These online courses were developed...

Online Olympiad Results & NZMO Round 1

Online Olympiad Results & NZMO Round 1

Its great to see the message got out and schools from all over Aotearoa | New Zealand  took part in the inaugural online maths olympiad. 540 students in years 7 to 11, representing 160 schools spread from northland to the southland took part.3 29 of them from 73...

Data science lessons from youcubed

Data science lessons from youcubed

90% of the worlds data has been created in the last 2 years, which means our lives and the lives of our students are filled with data. All students should leave school being able to make sense of data, be critical in what they see and be able to separate fact from...

Online Trials for 91262 & 91586

Online Trials for 91262 & 91586

NZQA update on the development of prototype assessment activities in a digital environment for AS91262  Apply Calculus Methods in Solving Problems AS91586  Apply probability distributions in solving problems. NZQA originally planned to trial these activities with...

Updates to NCEA for 2020

Updates to NCEA for 2020

NZQA today announced changes to NCEA and UE today. These changes will only apply for 2020. In summary Bonus credits for NCEA "For every 5 credits a student attains towards their NCEA through internal or external assessment, they will be entitled to one extra “Learning...

Queens Birthday Honours

Queens Birthday Honours

Taken from the Ministry Bulletin June 2 with a special congratulations to Dr Roberta Hunter for her services to mathematics education Kia ora koutou Congratulations to all those honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, particularly those honoured for services to...