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Visible Learning for Mathematics: What Works Best to Optimize Student Learning

Visible Learning for Mathematics

Effective teaching is the goal of every teacher of mathematics. How do you know that your teaching is effective? What strategies should you choose? What tasks?

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Ideas for prizes

Some titles that make good end-of-year (or other) prizes for students.

Adam Spencer's World of Numbers

Adam Spencer
Adam Spencer
Year Levels:

Almost 400 full-colour pages crammed with facts, observations and investigations about numbers. Adam Spencer is also very funny.


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Math Jokes for Mathy Folks

Math Jokes
G. Patrick Vennebush
Year Levels: 6 - 12+

If you appreciate clever or silly maths jokes (and who doesn’t?) then this is the book for you.

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A Maths Odyssey

Tracing a Line from Euclid to the Computer
Matthew Connell, Helen Whitty
Year Levels: 7 - 10

This fascinating publication is a picture book about the sometimes perplexing mathematical odyssey from straight lines to hyperbolic space, from Euclid's axioms to Boolean algebra. An excellent prize book for graduates.

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Paul Lockhart
Year Levels: 7 - 12

‘I will never hold a circle in my hand, but I can hold one in my mind. And I can measure it.’

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Number: Facts, Figures and Fiction
Facts, Figures and Fiction
Richard Phillips
Year Levels: 4 - 12+

A beautiful book full of facts (both mathematical and cultural), tantalising problems and interesting anecdotes.

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Really Big Numbers

Really Big Numbers
Richard Evan Schwartz
Year Levels: 5 - 12+

Each page is a bright, colourful and quirky graphic with accompanying text. The author, a university mathematics professor, not only explains really big numbers but illustrates them with interesting and unusual examples. A book that explores exponential notation, the logic behind naming of numbers and the sheer fascination of numbers so big that they are difficult to imagine.

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Sophie's Prize

Jennie Marston, Lexie Watt
Year Levels: 1 - 2

Take your class on a journey with Sophie as she works out what to do with her $100 art competition prize.

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