
CAPS – Maths Literacy Teacher’s Network

 – By Maggie Verster


Interesting article applicable to us?
 – By Maggie Verster
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October 30, 2011
CAPS – Maths Literacy Teacher’s Network
Interesting article applicable to us?
Posted from Diigo. The rest of Mathsliteracy Teachers resources group favorite links are here.
October 23, 2011
Many Eyes: A visualisation tool from your own datasets
This could be a great tool to use with students in the clasrrom. They can research their won dataset and visualise it.
Funny Math Test Exam Answers, Possible Math Homework Help Needed
Nuwe Handboeke vir 2012 – Maths Literacy Teacher’s Network
Have any of you decided on whiich textbooks to use in 2012?
Podcasts – Maths Literacy Teachers roundup by Maggie Verster
I have clean forgot that I created this podcasting station need to upload some of my recorded ML conference talks again!
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October 16, 2011
Brombacher & Associates: Lots of maths/mathslit resources to download
In Maximum Capacity, you play the role of an elevator attendant who must bring as many gorillas as possible to the eighth floor for the annual Gorilla’s Ball at the Jungle Hotel! The only problem is, the doors to the ball close in three minutes, and there are still hundreds of anxious gorillas waiting. Bring as many as you can to the eighth floor in three minutes.
Maths Excellence: lots of resources here!
Lots of local and global mathematics resources for learners
Pinelands G12 trials Sept 2011 – Maths Literacy Teacher’s Network #mathslit
http://www.brombacher.co.za/wpcontent/uploads/downloads/2011/06/L2Unit1Data.pdf
In this unit students develop a variety of mathematical skills including: • Data collection and organisation, using a questionnaire about grocery stores, brand names and cellphones.• Graphical representation of the data collected using bar graphs and pie charts.• Understanding cumulative data, as well as developing and interpreting frequency tables. • Analysis of data to answer questions, using graphs and tables.• Reading and interpreting fi gures, in the context of a newspaper report concerning skills development. • Calculating the various measures of central tendency and percentages in the context of workers and wages.• Working with range and spread of data.• Identifying distortion and manipulation of information.• Identifying patterns and trends, through working with scatterplots and broken line graphs.• Making simple predictions and comparisons.
Great mathematics and #mathslit downloads from Brombacher & Associates
Learn Xra Grade 12 Saturday School #mathslit Lessons from @Mindset
All the materials developed by MALATI are in the public domain. They may be freely used and adapted, with acknowledgement to MALATI and the Open Society Foundation for South Africa.
The documents provided here are the teacher documents, consisting of the learner activities and accompanying teacher notes. We also include the rationale document for each content area, giving background on the underlying philosophy and design principles.
Assessment and remediation of the prerequisite knowledge 4 Mathslit teachers
Numbers,
Order of Operations
Patterns and Relationships
Percentage
Proportion
Rate
Ratio
Space, Shape and Orientation
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October 9, 2011
Tweeting using the Golden Ratio – Great Maths Teaching Ideas
Statistics: Time spent using Tupperware by @Oatmeal<–Relate TOTALLY
Fullmarks question: Context Facebook (Data handling → Investigate real life situations)
“Online social network sites like Facebook and Twitter became common destinations for young people. Throughout the world, young people are logging in, creating elaborate profiles, publicly articulating their relationships with other participants, and writing extensive comments back and forth. South Africa was not left behind and Facebook became increasingly popular amongst people of all ages. Figure 1 below gives a summary of the total number of Facebook users in South Africa from March 2011 to July 2011. Study Figure 2.1 and answer the questions that follow:”
How to Fix Our Math Education – NYTimes.com
Some interesting perspectives here…..
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October 2, 2011