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Maggie Verster

Round 2: Maths Lit Gr 10 Textbook Authoring Weekend: Friday... - Eventbrite - 0 views

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    he second event aims to finish the current draft of the Gr 10 ML textbook, in collaboration with interested educators and post-grad students. This Grade 10 Maths Lit textbook will be available for use in 2013 and beyond, and have its own website, be available via cellphone, on Mxit, as a PDF and in print. We are in serious negotiations with DBE to have it printed for all government schools next year.
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Ask Us. Maths or Maths Literacy? - 0 views

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    A discussion on if learners should take maths or maths literacy for entry into tertiary institutions
Maggie Verster

DBE Mathslit November2011 exams - Maths Literacy Teacher's Network - 0 views

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    A faxed copy of the paper. Some of the teachers have already started commenting- go and add our voice.
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Fullmarks question: Context Facebook (Data handling → Investigate real life s... - 1 views

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    "Online social network sites like Facebook and Twitter became common destinations for young people. Throughout the world, young people are logging in, creating elaborate profiles, publicly articulating their relationships with other participants, and writing extensive comments back and forth. South Africa was not left behind and Facebook became increasingly popular amongst people of all ages. Figure 1 below gives a summary of the total number of Facebook users in South Africa from March 2011 to July 2011. Study Figure 2.1 and answer the questions that follow:"
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Calculate the Air and Road Distance Between Any Two Cities with Bing Maps - 1 views

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    A nice exercise for the maths class?
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SuperPower: Visualising the internet - 1 views

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    Explore this interactive graphic to find out which are the biggest sites on the internet, as measured by the Nielsen company. This feature is part of SuperPower, a season of programmes exploring the power of the internet.

    I can see quite a few maths lit lessonplans stuck in here somewhere....
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Why compulsory mathematics? - 0 views

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    A good overview and blurp on maths literacy as well
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Fair Mobile - Some Data - 0 views

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    An index that relates the cost of mobile services to income at the bottom of the pyramid in Africa. Is his assumptions feasable? What can we do with this data?
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GeoHive: Global Statistics - 0 views

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    A site with geopolitical data, statistics on the human population, Earth and more. The main kind of data you can find here is population statistics of regions, countries, provinces and cities. Next to that there are some statistics on economic factors like wealth, infrastructure; statistics on natural phenomena; ....... and yet, even more."
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Maths literacy learner resources - 5 views

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    This page is dedicated to providing learners with resources, mainly exam papers and exemplars with links to most publicly available papers. You van the learners this page address for revision purposes.
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Maths Excellence Maths Lit Resources page with resources at a glance - 0 views

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    Lovely collection of resources for maths lit. From curriculum documents to electronic marksheets, pace setters and examplars
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Grade 11 video snippets with accompanying notes - 0 views

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    This is quite an extensive collection of videos and notes to accompany the video snippets. To watch the videos, scroll down and click on the maths literacy link, which will open up a collection of video and pdf links. If you want to download the notes, click on the pdf and if you want to watch the videos, click on the arows and the video will start playing in th top window. You will watch Arnout in action!
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How can maths help us in our daily lives? - 0 views

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    How can maths help us in our daily lives? In this exhibit, you'll look at the language of numbers through common situations, such as playing games or cooking. Put your decision-making skills to the test by deciding whether buying or leasing a new car is right for you, and predict how much money you can save for your retirement by using an interest calculator.
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Mean Median Explained: Why Knowing the Difference Can Prevent YOU from Being Manipulated - 0 views

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    The definition of median and mean and the difference between the two terms is poorly understood by many people and while in many data sets, there is only a marginal difference between the two from a practical standpoint, there is sometimes a stark difference between the two.
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What does it mean to be mathematically literate (pdf) - 0 views

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    Arnold Brombacher's powerpoint with some examples of waht it measn to be mathemetically literate. This is also a good resource to use when doing parent advocacy
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