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Numeracy

The Numeracy Program aims to assist schools to improve the learning outcomes of educationally disadvantaged students and the educational participation of students with disabilities.

The Educational Consultant provides support and advice in the area of numeracy and mathematics from Reception to Year 10. Contact details are:

Desiree Gilbert (E: gilbertd@ais.sa.edu.au Ph: 8179 1414)


Useful Websites

The Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers is easy to navigate, rich in resources and quality links, and has a facility to subscribe to its journals on-line.

ACARA is responsible for the development of the Australian curriculum from Kindergarten to Year 12. The Shape of the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics, is a foundational document that has guided the development of the Australian curriculum for mathematics. More information about the development of the mathematics curriculum can be located on the ACARA curriculum page

Maths300 , developed by Curriculum Corporation provides support for teachers through the provision of quality learning activities, assessment and recording ideas.

Nrich is a site developed by the University of Cambridge. On this website are free mathematics enrichment materials (problems, articles and games) for teachers and learners from ages 5 to 19 years. All the resources are designed to develop subject knowledge, problem-solving and mathematical thinking skills. The website is updated with new material on the first day of every month.

A Maths Dictionary for Kids.is an up to date and visually appealing dictionary, by Jenny Eather, 2009, This site contains definitions, examples and activities explaining over 600 common mathematical terms in simple language.

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