e-ako pāngarau is a new section of the nzmaths website designed for students fluent in te reo Māori. e-ako pāngarau provides pathways of sequenced learning modules (e-ako) which support the development of place value understanding and basic facts. The content of e-ako pāngarau is presented entirely in te reo.
A collection of Illustrations of the National Standards for Mathematics are being developed.
TED-Ed is a new site with an expanding collection of educational videos on a variety of subjects. The videos include a spoken soundtrack and an animated video. Two of our favourites are:
e-ako maths is a new section of the nzmaths website designed for students. e-ako maths provides pathways of sequenced learning modules (e-ako) which support the development of place value understanding and basic facts.
Answering questions in the e-ako and the learning objects gives points towards trophies and printable certificates. Fractions e-ako, problem solving e-ako, and basic facts games will be added in the coming weeks.
Plus magazine is an online magazine with engaging and challenging articles on a diverse range of topics relating to mathematics. While the content is not specifically about teaching mathematics there are usually 1 or 2 articles each week related to working with students.
The Family section of the nzmaths site has recently been reorganised and extended:
This video on the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) website is an animated version of a speech by Sir Ken Robinson, in which he discusses the background to modern education systems and whether they meet the needs of a changing society.
A collection of interactive problem solving modules aimed at high achieving students in years 7 and 8 was added to the website last year. They can be found under activities for students in the High achieving students section or directly at: http://www.nzmaths.co.nz/problem-solving-modules
There are currently four modules available, with a further four being developed this year. Each module explores a mathematical problem in some depth.