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July Newsletter

Understanding what is meant by understanding - a discussion article to make you think about the difference between doing maths and understanding maths. Equally applicable to students and teachers....

June 29, 2021

Membership Update

The Financial Literacy Link in the membership directory is now live. Follow this link to find three uploaded folders. NZ Currency, Level 1 - 2 eleven activity cards and Level 1 - 2 nine worksheets. Look out for new material being added. Not a member yet? Become a member

June 14, 2021

Baseline Assessment

This Baseline Assessment is an alternative version having only the number knowledge and not the mathematical language on the assessment....

June 11, 2021

Membership Update

The Planning folder has been updated. The curriculum support folders in each of the Year 1 & 2, year 3 & 4 and year 5 & 6 planning folders have all been updated. The support has been organised by strand so you can find what you are looking for easily.....

June 9, 2021

June Newsletter

Not understanding the vocabulary of a topic means you cannot comprehend what is being asked. Many students can do the calculating but don't know what they are being asked to calculate. Read the newsletter and try out the activity as a unit starter  - adapt for the vocabulary of the topic....

May 30, 2021

Membership Update

Teaching Number Sense at level 1. A new resource has been added to the Foundation Section in the teacher PLD folder. Access through the Membership Area - not yet a member then you are missing out on heaps of numeracy resources. Become a member:

May 16, 2021

Membership Update

A new folder has been added under Numeracy Games. Multiplication and Division dice and counter games....

May 1, 2021

May 2021 Newsletter

The May newsletter is now available with a focus on measuring student progress. Free Problems with Shopping on this newsletter....

May 1, 2021

April 2021 Newsletter

The April newsletter has been sent out to all newsletter subscribers and Wilkie Way members. The focus of the newsletter is to consider the teacher role in trying to change attitudes to make mathematics more inclusive within society. ...

April 11, 2021

Membership Update

I have just added 4 dice and counter games to the Easter folder under Special occasions in the directory. ...

March 19, 2021

Level 1 planning folder

The Years 1 & 2 (level 1) planning folder has been uploaded to the members area. This folder contains an overview plan for year 1 (would include year 0) an overview plan for year 2. Unit plans, curriculum support and student tracking. Use and adapt to suit your circumstances....

March 12, 2021

Maths Aotearoa Level 1 Support Workbooks

The level 1 workbooks have the workbook number added. Workbooks 1 - 12 support level 1a. Workbooks 13 - 25 support level 1b...

March 11, 2021

Teaching and Learning Multiplication

The Maths Gym has been updated to each session having 8 pages to print as workbooks. Seeking patterns and relationships when learning tables develops multiplicative thinking....

March 8, 2021

Year 7 & 8 Mathematics Planning Support

The Year 7 and 8 planning and tracking folder is now uploaded on the planning page of the members area. Containing a two year overview, Unit plans (in word for adjusting to suit you and your students) for each of 8 terms covering level 2 - 4 on each plan. Curriculum content support material and student progress tracking....

March 7, 2021

March Newsletter

Making Maths un-boring and more relevant to students lives is not the same as doing maths in meaningful contexts. ...

February 26, 2021

Year 5 & 6 Level 2 and 3 Maths Planning Support

Overview, unit plans, curriculum content and student tracking sheets have been added to the members areas...

February 12, 2021

New Resources Added to the Members Area

New resources have been added to the members area in the Equipment Resources folder. Function machines and Teacher notes on using function machines. Number cards (up to 100) addition & subtraction operation cards 0 - 10. Multiplication & Division Cards 1 - 12...

February 9, 2021

February Newsletter

Discusses the implications for Primary & Intermediate school from the NCEA numeracy changes coming into effect in 2023...

February 8, 2021

Level 2 Student Tracking Sheets

Level 2 Student tracking sheets can now also be found in the Assessment folder in the Members Area...

February 8, 2021

Maths Planning for Curriculum level 2

New folder called  level 2 (year 3 & 4) under planning.Contains 2 year coverage plan, 8 unit plans curriculum content support and student tracking....

February 6, 2021

Use a Teaching and Learning Specialist for your professional learning

Being a mathematician is not the same as a specialist in the teaching and learning of mathematics, especially at primary level when many of the foundational concepts are not in the adults' (teachers') conscious memory. Charlotte Wilkinson is a specialist in the teaching and learning of primary mathematics providing in school PLD and supporting resources available from the members area....

February 2, 2021

Progress tracking for Level 1

New progress tracking sheets for level 1 have been added to the members area. Find them in the assessment folder under Teacher Professional resources heading and in the Teacher PLD folder under the Foundation resources heading....

January 29, 2021

Assessment Screens

Thank you Charlotte for the Assessment Screen tool for Level 3 Mathematics. It is valuable in that it clearly shows what the students can do on their own, what they need to learn more about and it has highlighted misunderstandings and misconceptions they may have especially around fractions as a number. One student who is very clearly working within the top of level 3 told me that you can’t put fractions on a numberline because they are not numbers! Their views of both fractional and decimal n...

January 27, 2021

Updated Practice Workbook

Two of the Level 1a Maths Aotearoa practice workbooks have been updated. New versions are now available in the members area....

January 13, 2021

Guide to the Members Area of the Website

Download the Powerpoint for a guide to the Members Area of the website....

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