Five takeaways from a most enjoyable Cape Town Maths Day!

Submitted by Fiona Beal On Saturday morning (14th May) I attended the Cape Town Maths Day at Grove Primary along with 50 other teachers. The focus was on exploring Maths digitally so we were asked to bring along a laptop or another suitable device.  The program was great. We each received a wonderful goodie bag at registration that included a useful, large Sharp calculator. Throughout the morning we were given great demonstrations and useful Maths tips to try out in our classrooms. Here are my ...

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Join an exciting free Maths Day this Saturday 14th May at Grove Primary, Cape Town

    This was an email from Lyn Ross advertising an exciting Maths Day on 14th May. “Hi Primary School Teachers! In a unique collaboration between Matific, Sharp Calculators  and Living Maths, we are excited to present the Cape Town MathsDay being held at The Grove Primary School on Saturday morning, 14 May 2016. We have packed the morning with great presentations and interactive workshops, with loads of free giveaways ...

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Teaching Maths and Physical Sciences? Join the discussion in Mindset’s webinars…

This is a guest post from Helen Robertson from Mindset. Mindset Teach, in partnership with the Vodacom Foundation and the Department of Basic Education, are hosting a series of 72 free CAPS-aligned Maths and Physical Sciences webinars. We would like to encourage Maths and Science teachers to take advantage of participating in these webinars. Are you looking for ideas on how to teach high school Maths or Physical Sciences? Or maybe, you’re just looking for a conversation with other professional...

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Get ready for World Maths Day!

This is a guest post written by Lisa G who is an ITC teacher in Cape Town. Lisa was a Microsoft Innovative finalist in South Africa in 2011 and she keeps an interesting ITC blog http://icteducator.blogspot.com/. I saw this post on her blog this week and asked her if I could use it as a guest post. Last year I wanted to participate in World Maths Day but didn’t get registered in time. So, don’t be like me…prepare well in advance. You’ll need to start now! World Maths Day is coming up on 7 March 20...

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