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!
What is mathematical literacy? To answer this question we must look at the meaning of literacy in general. In the narrowest sense, literacy refers to the ability to read, write, speak, and use language
Our official outside blog for advocacy for maths literacy for parents and learners. It also house our automated maths lit links from our South African mathsliteracy teachers network and bits and pieces for learners to nibble on.
As we all have heard, the laptop for teachers project of the DoE has now been officially been gazetted. Teachers are to get an allowance of R130 per month to subsidise the aquisition of the laptop over a 5 year period. I think this would make a GREAT excercise to work out just how vaible this innitiative is. This document gives the background to the project. I am looking forward to a great lessonplan!!!???? Maybe I can geet Casio to sponsor a calulator for the most innovative lesson plan for this context!??
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This problem presents students with a "which-is-thebest-buy" scenario involving admission to an amusement park. Students choose between four different admission rates, and then must justify why they selected the rate that they did.
The NCETM site features articles covering a range of topics raising awareness of research items and professional development opportunities as well as activities and resources to use with learners. Signposting includes: items from NRICH - embedding rich mathematics tasks into everyday practice; Skills for Life UPDATE magazine - raising awareness of content with a numeracy focus; the Get On Campaign - giving news of the latest campaign features on darts and football with links to campaign resources for use by numeracy practitioners; and the 'Quicklinks' which lead to more support for numeracy teachers.
In the largest study of its kind, girls measured up to boys in every grade, from second through 11th. The research was released Thursday in the journal Science.
This tool will draw 6 random numbers from 1 to as high as you like. The numbers are random and will be different every time. Makes a fun way to do probability exercises, extra credit questions where students have to guess the number(s) that will come up, and many other clever activities we're sure you'll think of. Have fun!
A presentation where you collaboratively can add your idea to the central topic, in this case, interactive mathematics. Will defintely go and play.... And also make a presentation for ML?