Having even a basic but strong numeracy to you is something that really can give you a lot of advantage in life.
The NSW DET have published their first e-zine for Parents which includes an interview with Adam Spencer (Breakfast radio presenter on ABC 702 and Mathematician) by James O’Loughlin. It’s a helpful discussion about Mathematics at school and how parents might help their kids.
This blog is about Maths teaching, however this year (as noted in an earlier post), I’m also teaching a computing subject: Information and Software Technology. Occassionally, I’ll post something that is more related to a computing subject than Maths, but hopefully everyone reading this blog will still find it interesting.
We celebrated 12345678890 Day in class today…
In my fourth year of teaching, I’m finally happy with how teaching sector graphs went.
In a previous post I talked about the Digital Education Revolution – the roll-out of student laptops. There will probably be quite a few posts on that topic this year.
Keep an eye out when shopping, a great maths teaching aid could be staring you in the face.
It’s a new school year. This post, therefore, should be full of optimism and goals. But, please indulge me in a short whine.
It’s hot, ridiculously hot.
2009 will be my fourth year of teaching. There are a few things happening this year that I want to note now, so I can reflect on their outcomes at the end of the year.
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Simon Job — eleventh year of teaching maths in a public high school in Western Sydney, Australia.
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