The question of how to plan and deliver an effective mathematics lesson holds no easy answer. A ‘good’ maths lesson can be as varied in scope, structure, content and delivery as the degree [...]

Growing up, Australian mathematics educator and researcher Dr Chris Matthews didn’t always enjoy a happy relationship with maths, especially in his regular – and mostly non-Indigenous [...]

“The world is changing. We no longer need students to just be fast calculators . . . We need students who can think and develop mathematical models and reason and problem solve . . . [...]

This task addresses some of the burning questions most teenagers have: “How much will I earn when I leave school?” and “How much will it cost to buy a car?”, along with some of the more essential [...]

Mr Moon, the Principal at a small primary school in country in the Hunter Valley of New South Wales, recently convinced the school council to have the lovely old school hall freshly painted and [...]

It is the Year 2035. You and your students are members of the International Solar Exploration Federation (ISEF) team, charged with exploring and setting up a base on Mars. Working for the [...]

“When a problem comes along, you must whip it.” – Mark Allen Mothersbaugh & Gerald Casale, ‘Whip it’ by ‘Devo’ Why is it that so many students – and [...]

Have you ever taken a good hard look at a piece of honeycomb? Bees create honeycomb to make honey out of nectar, to store honey, to store pollen, to lay eggs and to raise young bees (larvae) into [...]