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Multiplication Matters Part 3

Multiplication Matters Part 3

August 27, 2019

Host Leanne McMahon chats to AMSI Schools Outreach Officers Nadia Abdelal and Marcus Garrett about multiplication in this final episode in the Multiplication Matters series. They talk everything arrays, how they connect to vertical algorithms as well as why they are important in algebraic expansion and factorisation.

Fractions and Decimals Part 2

Fractions and Decimals Part 2

August 19, 2019

Hosts Marcus Garrett and Nadia Abdelal continue the discussion with Outreach Officer Helen Booth on the teaching of fractions and decimals. This episode focuses on the five fractional constructs and the importance of delivering these in a more conceptual way.

Multiplication Matters Part 2

Multiplication Matters Part 2

August 18, 2019

Host Nadia Abdelal and AMSI Schools Outreach Officer Leanne McMahon delve further into multiplicative concepts, with a focus on the pedagogical progressions. They chat about the importance of subitising and how this developmental milestone paves the way for successful multiplicative development. 

 

 

Talking Fractions and Decimals Part 1

Talking Fractions and Decimals Part 1

August 7, 2019

Host Marcus Garrett and AMSI Schools Outreach Officer Helen Booth discuss the difficulties that students have with learning fractions and decimals, how this can impact learning and ways to address these.

Multiplication Matters Part 1

Multiplication Matters Part 1

July 16, 2019

Host Marcus Garrett and AMSI Schools Outreach Officer Leanne McMahon discuss the difference between ‘knowing multiplication facts’ and ‘multiplicative thinking’. They chat about the developmental sequence of multiplication-related concepts from the early years through to the middle years in the Australian maths curriculum.