Links worth looking at PLC
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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.
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.
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.