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

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


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
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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: