Ideas for parents:
Parents can find great ideas to help their children improve their literacy and numeracy skills in the Parent Support section.
Literacy video — Language and literacy in the 21st century:
Professor Christie and Professor Simpson discuss the crucial role that literacy plays, social responsibility and writing development.
A successful literacy idea — Auburn West Public School:
To celebrate National Literacy and Numeracy Week, Auburn West Public School has organised two author visits.
Numeracy video — Mathematical reasoning
In this video, Professor Kaye Stacey explores reasoning that establishes why mathematical results are true.
A successful literacy idea — Clarke Road Special School, Hornsby:
Clarke Road School will be holding a Literacy Day where students, staff and community members are invited.
Death by Decimal
Professor Kaye Stacey, Foundation Chair, Mathematics Education, University of Melbourne
Avoiding the Shallow Teaching Syndrome
Why use maths?
How to spot patterns in numbers
Dr Jennifer Way, University of Sydney
Creativity is the solution: Teaching maths creatively
Kristen Tripet, Mathematics Education Consultant
Teaching measurement K-6
Dr Diane McPhail, Numeracy K-6 Consultant, NSW Dept of Education and Communities
Student motivation and engagement in mathematics Parts 1-2
Assoc. Professor Janette Bobis, University of Sydney
Development of chance concepts and skills
Mental computation for numeracy
Dr Shelley Dole, University of Queensland
The problems with fractions
Dr Peter Gould, NSW Dept of Education and Training
Effective mental computation
Professor Alistair McIntosh, University of Tasmania
Maths in the real world
Dr David Wilson, University of NSW
Numeracy in the home: Children's access to kindergarten
Dr Thelma Perso, NT Dept of Education and Training
Teaching the empty number line
Critical numeracy in context
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Dr Jane Watson
Everyday numeracy K-4 (for parents)
What is NAPLAN?
For more information about NAPLAN, click here
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