Exclusions list

Many of the new achievement standards assess similar outcomes to existing standards. Where two standards assess the same outcome they are mutually exclusive. Credits from only one of a pair of mutually exclusive standards can count for an NCEA certificate. This is the link for the standards exclusion list
http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/standards/standard-exclusion-list-from-2011/

Shikaku problems
These problems focus on area of rectangles, but in doing so, also can be used to develop ideas of factors and prime numbers

http://www.puzzle-shikaku.com/

Word problems
This is an article that details an effective approach to supporting students to tackle word problems effectively


Numeracy Unit Standards - all in draft - feedback comments/suggestions to Angela Jones (angela.jones@minedu.govt.nz)
These resources that have been put together to support teachers with the numeracy unit standards.
A powerpoint to show the whole staff to explain numeracy requirements across the curriculum:

An outline of possible course for group of students working at curriculum level 4, and three units of work. external image msword.png Course Outline.doc
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A suggested approach to recording evidence
external image msword.png Portfolio Data Collection - Statistics.docexternal image msword.png Portfolio Data Collection - Measurement.docexternal image msword.png Portfolio Data Collection - Number.doc
Information to clarify the numeracy unit standards
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Draft activities from the senior teaching guides:
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Links to useful sites for maths teachers:

go here for some lovely numbers:
http://htwins.net/scale/index.html