The Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers (AAMT) Inc., founded 1966, is the nation’s premier organisation of mathematics educators. It aims to:

  •  support and enhance the work of teachers;
  •  promote the learning of mathematics; and
  •  represent and promote interests in mathematics education.

It is a federation of associations of teachers of mathematics from all Australian States and Territories and has around 4500 individual and institutional members.

 

2016 AGM

The Annual General Meeting of AAMT was held in Canberra on 30 April 2016. The meeting approved a change to the AAMT Constitution. Jurek Paradowski was elected unopposed as Treasurer and Allason McNamara assumed the Presidency, taking over from Mary Coupland .

The Annual Report was presented.

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Community Connections

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Community Connections

AAMT 50: Directions conference

7–8 July 2016, Adelaide SA

AAMT turns 50 in 2016! One of the celebrations will be a conference looking at the association's history, and at the future of both maths education and the AAMT.
More information and to register.

Webinars

Let's get involved with MTQ Clint Therakam, Gavin Choong and Atticus Holt
Thu 26 May   

Literature as the Gateway to Numeracy 
Valerie Barker Thu 9 Jun

2016 New Members

To show our appreciation for new members each of them will receive a $10 gift voucher to use in the AAMT webshop for 2016. So join your local association now!

New Resource

All students should be encouraged to engage with higher order thinking tasks. This book uses a critical and creative thinking tool called Thinkers Keys, adapted to be specifically mathematical.

Engaging maths: Higher