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Starting Smart: what's next in the pattern? - early years

This curriculum resource package contains a ten-week early years teaching plan and set of resources developed to extend early years students' knowledge and understanding of patterning. The package includes seven detailed lesson plans to establish students' current knowledge and learning needs. Beginning with establishing ...

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Common misunderstandings: level 2: place value

This is a teaching resource for teachers of years 1 and 2 that provides descriptions of some common student misunderstandings about place value, the impact of the misconceptions on counting increasingly large collections of objects, and the use of place value to name and rename numbers. An advice rubric provides interpretations ...

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MoneySmart: Kieren's coin

This is a year 2 mathematics unit of work about money. The unit is intended to take about 10 hours of teaching and learning time. It consists of 11 student activities supported by teacher notes on curriculum, pedagogy and assessment. Student activities include responding to a story about a rare foreign coin, interacting ...

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Primary mathematics: games, simulations and modelling

These seven learning activities, which focus on 'games, simulations and modelling' using a variety of tools (software) and devices (hardware), illustrate the ways in which content, pedagogy and technology can be successfully and effectively integrated in order to promote learning. In the activities, teachers use games, ...

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Fun with numbers

Use these resources and tasks to explore numbers 1–10 through online interactive activities and hands-on play. Students will develop their understanding and skills of counting through one-to-one correspondence, recognising numbers, understanding the order of numbers and developing number patterns. While the focus is on ...

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Number trains: patterns: assessment: teacher guide

Use this resource with 'Number trains: patterns: assessment' (L8275). First, see a profile of that assessment object, which gives you some helpful background information. Then follow clear guidelines on the interpretation of student input and counting skills as demonstrated in the pathways presented to the student in the ...

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Using 'Fraction action' - Teacher idea

This Teacher idea recounts the experiences of using R11475 'Fraction action - unit of work' with four year 7 classes. The focus was on students understanding the interchangeable relationship between common fractions, decimal fractions and percentages.

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Fraction action - unit of work

In this unit of work students move from working with tenths, hundredths and thousandths to relating common and decimal fractions and percentages.

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Ordering and comparing fractions - unit of work

In this unit of work students move from working with tenths, hundredths and thousandths to relating common and decimal fractions and percentages.

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Triathlon: assessment: teacher guide

Use this resource with 'Triathlon: assessment' (L8274). First, see a profile of that assessment object, which gives you some helpful background information. Then follow clear guidelines on the interpretation of student's responses to questions based on interpreting information on a distance–time graph in the assessment object.

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TIMES Module 1: Number and Algebra: counting and place value - teacher guide

This is a 16-page guide for teachers. It is a module introducing the concept of place value.

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TIMES Module 19: Number and Algebra: multiples, factors and powers - teacher guide

This is a 33-page guide for teachers. It introduces the concepts of primes, composites, prime factorisation, factors, multiples, odd and even numbers, the least common multiple and the highest common factor.

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Starting Smart: how are problems solved? - year 2

This curriculum resource package is a ten-week teaching plan and set of resources developed to extend year 2 students' knowledge and understanding of numbers and operations. The package includes seven detailed lesson plans to establish students' current knowledge about counting-on and number bonds to 20. Throughout, students ...

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Starting Smart: having fun: space and number

This curriculum resource package is a ten-week teaching plan and set of resources for the Foundation year or year 1, focusing on the development of concepts and language in space (location and relational position, direction, distance, views and drawing) and number (counting, one-to-one correspondence, ordering numbers, ...

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Starting Smart: what is next in the pattern? - years 6-8

This curriculum resource package is a ten-week middle years teaching plan and set of supporting resources to extend students' understanding of patterns and sequences. Students: identify, describe and extend patterns; construct tables of values; plot graphs; and develop skills to describe algebraically the relationships ...

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Exploring number sequences - teacher resource

This resource is a professional learning package designed for pre-service teachers. It demonstrates and investigates the interrelated content, pedagogy and technology knowledge used in a series of mathematics lessons that focus on exploring number sequences and skip counting. The resource provides video footage of a teacher ...

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Renaming three-digit whole numbers

This teaching resource for teachers of years 1 and 2 provides illustrations of the knowledge and skills students need to flexibly rename three-digit numbers. The illustrations highlight the variety of representations and skills. The accompanying teaching strategies and classroom activities have been chosen to meet the future ...

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Patterns

This resource is a group activity that teaches problem-solving and prediction-making skills. Using Adobe Photoshop Elements, the resource contains an 8-step lesson plan for producing visual patterns according to a unique set of rules. Groups then swap patterns, and are required to identify the new rules and predict the ...

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Sequences and series

This is a teacher resource for sequences and series consisting of a website and a PDF with identical content. It contains arithmetic and geometric sequences and arithmetic and geometric series. The limiting sum of the infinite geometric series is introduced and applications of sequences and series discussed. A brief history ...

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Top drawer teachers: fractions

This is a web page that comprehensively covers the teaching of the conceptual understanding of fractions through links to six sections. The first section covers the ‘Big ideas’ behind fractions, while the second section uses research findings to identify some common misunderstandings when learning fractions. The third explores ...