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Financial literacy – where Australia sits

Australia has performed equal fifth in an international assessment of young people’s financial literacy, according to a report from the Australian Council for Educational Research.

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Students win through to maths challenge final

Students from two Australian schools have proved jet lag is no barrier when it comes to their problem solving skills after winning through to the finals of an international maths challenge.

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Getting fractions right for the wrong reasons

Many students get the correct answers to mathematics tasks, even though their thinking is incorrect. Teachers need to be aware of the possible misconceptions their students may have.

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Teaching the language of the curriculum

To be successful in their learning, students need to understand the language of the curriculum – not only to comprehend what’s being said, but also what’s being asked of them.

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Returning to learning – Rubik’s Cube revenge

We ask students to do it every day, but when was the last time you ventured out of your comfort zone to learn something new? Here’s what I learned from a Rubik’s Cube challenge.

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Podcast: Student self-regulation skills

Professor Sue Walker joins Teacher to discuss the findings of a new study that suggests girls start school with more 'self-regulation' skills – things like paying attention, staying on task and working independently.

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Changing the mental mantra to ‘I love maths’

How do you teach students who say, ‘I hate maths’? Through an intensive, self-motivating brain-based program – and with the help of some Lego – as Dr Ragnar Purje explains.

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Resources: Indigenous financial literacy

Educators working across the school age range can now access a new teaching resource to help them develop the financial literacy skills of Indigenous students.

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Championing maths by inquiry

A new Australia-wide initiative promoting innovative approaches to mathematics teaching and learning that engage and challenge students is on the hunt for hundreds of teacher champions.

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Targeting ‘big ideas’ in mathematics

Professor Di Siemon discusses how targeted teaching in relation to six ‘big ideas’ in number can lift student achievement in mathematics.

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