Desktop Review of Mathematics School Education Pedagogical Approaches and Learning Resources
The Australia Government Department of Education and Training is planning a Mathematics by Inquiry initiative. To inform the government’s thinking, AAMT was commissioned to undertake a desktop review of the evidence relating to gaps in current pedagogical approaches and learning resources for the teaching of mathematics. The paper addresses a number of questions that the Department considered relevant to their planning.
Review_paper_AAMT_20April.pdf 648.55 kB
Early Childhood Mathematics support paper – Play
A paper on the topic of play and mathematics for young children, written by Bob Perry and Sue Dockett.
play.pdf 23.62 kB
Early Childhood Mathematics support paper – Resources
A paper on the topic of resources to enhance mathematics learning of young children, written by Denise Neal.
resources.pdf 24.78 kB
A collection of papers originally written to stimulate discussion in the AAMT Virtual Conference 2004.
A Journey Just Begun
Paper by Harry Langes outlining a collaboration between several NSW schools and their local Indigenous community which resulted in a positive and productive partnership (extract from Quality Mathematics in The Middle Years).
qmmy-langes.pdf 140.06 kB
Linking it all together
Paper by Lynne McClure (former director of NRICH) on 'low threshold, high ceiling tasks', published 2015 in Mathematics: Learn, Lead, Link (Proceedings of the 25th Biennial Conference of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers Inc.).
maths_learn_lead_link_mcclure.pdf 543.00 kB
Mathematicians and Mathematics Education
Text of a talk given by John Mack at the Australian National University on 15 October, 1999, as part of the BHN 90th birthday celebrations.
mack.pdf 19.30 kB
Mathematics associations around the world
A paper reporting on a survey of the work and aspirations of mathematics associations around the world. Written by Corinne Hahn (France), Will Morony (Aust.) and Tomas Recio (Spain) after ICME11 in Mexico.
School mathematics for the 21st century (May 2009)
AAMT discussion paper produced in association with National Mathematics Day (May 2009).
Report of the Maths? Why not? Project
The final report of the Maths? Why not? Project conducted by AAMT in partnership with the SiMERR National Centre at UNE in 2007-8.
MaWhNot_Published.pdf 6.24 MB
Numeracy in Indigenous Contexts
Article from Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom vol. 13 no. 4 (2008) in which Bob Perry and Peter Howard discuss the development of teaching and learning strategies designed to enhance Aboriginal students' mathematical learning outcomes.
apmc13-4-perry.pdf 345.32 kB
Numeracy, A Priority for All: Challenges for Australian Schools -- Contextual Papers
AAMT commissioned the writing of a set of papers to provide some background and contextual information in seven key areas of school numeracy education for the Commonwealth Government report Numeracy, A Priority for All: Challenges for Australian Schools.
Research pointers to practice: A review of research to inform middle years mathematics teaching and learning
A review produced with funding from the Australian Government in association with the Quality Mathematics in the Middle Years conference in Perth (April 2005).
rpointers.pdf 788.98 kB
Teacher professional associations as key contributors to the effectiveness of teachers' work
Paper presented by Will Morony to the Fifth UNESCO-ACEID International Conference, Reforming Learning, Curriculum and Pedagogy: Innovative Visions for the New Century
morony.pdf 24.29 kB