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ATSIMA is working on a pilot project funded by the Toyota Community Trust that will develop a teacher’s resource one part for primary years and one part for high schools. There will be two elements to each part: a unit of learning incorporating Prof. Chris Matthews’ Goompi Model, and content from the revised Australian Curriculum: Mathematics. Each will have an
Maths as Storytelling is one of a suite of excellent video resources Prof. Chris Matthews has developed. This video looks at the process of Maths as Storytelling. This is an exclusive ATSIMA paid member only resource. Click here to see a preview of the resource. Do you want to access the full video resource? Join up as a paid member of ATSIMA.
Have you seen this fantastic ATSIMA resource ‘What is Mathematics?’. Prof. Chris Matthews explains how understanding the role cultural bias plays within mathematics gives you an opportunity to teach maths differently. The aim is to help you incorporate the diverse strengths and learning styles of your students to make maths more relevant, which is ultimately what creates an effective maths
Please see recently released Culturally Responsive Framework and letter explaining the framework from Professor Martin Westwell, Chief Executive of the Department for Education, South Australia. Prof. Chris Matthews, Chair of ATSIMA was part of the Aboriginal Expert Advisory Panel who contributed to the development of this framework. JOIN ATSIMA! Becoming a paid member of ATSIMA you will be supporting First