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Asian Kids Beat Out the West in Math Again

Why do western nations like the US, Australian and the UK struggle to compete on the international stage when it comes to school mathematics?

A couple of days ago, the Programme for International Student Achievement (PISA) results from OECD countries were released. I encourage you to go over and have […]

Teach Measurement Using a Rain Gauge

Rain gauges measure rainfall by collecting a small sample and measuring how deep the water is. The trouble is, we are interested in very small units – in the metric system, rainfall is measured in millimetres/millimeters. How can you accurately measure such small amounts?

How can we use everyday examples […]

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    Maths PD: Teaching Times Tables or Number Facts with Understanding

Maths PD: Teaching Times Tables or Number Facts with Understanding

Mathematics Professional Development Video:
Classroom Professor at the Queensland Education Resources Expo (QUEDREX) 2013
We were at QUEDREX for the second year, with lots of new resources to show teachers.

Video of PD workshop presented by Dr Peter Price on the topic “Students Struggling with Number Facts? Develop Mental Strategies, the Key […]

Helping Kids Prepare for Third Grade

Do you know of young children who are apprehensive about the new grade they will face after the summer break?

Check out how some Minnesota teachers have used a custom website Almost a Third Grader to address this issue.The results are, I think, quite brilliant. No wonder the project has […]

Times Tables: Why Should You Care?

Times Tables were traditionally a core of mathematics education for generations; are they still being taught? Should they?

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