AAMT e-news

for the Australian mathematics education community

14 March 2017

Reviewers wanted

AAMT is seeking experienced mathematics educators from all levels – from early years to post-secondary, classroom teachers and researchers – to assist with the peer review of written papers for the AAMT conference proceedings and AAMT journals.

If interested, please complete the form at www.cognitoforms.com/AAMTInc/ReviewingForAAMT or if you have any questions, please contact Toby Spencer at the AAMT office.

My School update

The My School website has been updated with information about all of Australia’s schools. The 2017 update contains:

  • 2016 NAPLAN results for schools
  • 2016 school profile and population data
  • 2015 school financial information, including capital expenditure and sources of funding.

Go to www.myschool.edu.au.

Special offer from Pivot

Following classroom trials last year, Pivot now offer their student feedback process with specific questions for mathematics classrooms to help teachers better understand their students’ learning dispositions.

AAMT members will receive a 10% discount.

For more information or to sign up, go to www.pivotpl.com or email info@pivotpl.com.

Offers to present due 31 March

Offers to present at the AAMT conference (Canberra, 11–13 July 2017) are due 31 March. If you would like to share your experiences and ideas with colleagues as a seminar or workshop, go to www.aamt.edu.au/go-2017conference.

reSolve to be a Champion

The reSolve: Mathematics by Inquiry project is seeking Champions to undertake a free professional learning program (online and face-to-face) in order to promote the use of classroom lessons and professional learning modules with colleagues – helping strengthen the teaching and learning of mathematics in your school and beyond.

The Champions program is open to all teachers of mathematics (F–10), as well as other educators. For more information and to complete an expression of interest (due 10 April), go to www.aamt.edu.au/resolve.

AAMT webshop clearance

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Limited stock, so get in quick!

Other news

The articles below were posted to AAMT's Facebook and LinkedIn pages and Twitter feed, and link to various sites:

Play as a Test Prep Tool

19 Women Leading Math and Physics

Why are education 'policy doctors' blaming the patient?

Let's Celebrate Personalization: But Not Too Fast

I learned how to do math with the ancient abacus — and it changed my life

In defense of mathematics [excerpt]

How to Overcome Math Anxiety

You Physics Teachers Really Ought to Teach Numerical Calculations

Silicon Valley teacher: Don’t confuse educational technology that helps kids learn — and doesn’t

Students’ worry: education technology might predict failure before they have a chance to succeed

Helping Students Track Their Own Progress

Is NAPLAN better than no plan? The importance of getting standardised testing right

The sad truth about education: it's easier to blame someone else than fix the problem

Teacher-student relationships are key to greater wellbeing

New Teachers: How to Talk to Parents

Are Students Too Hooked on Calculators?

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