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Readings, videos and other links to support professional learning
This section of the site contains links to professional reading (as well as some audio and/or video resources) on a variety of subjects and from a variety of sources. The intention is that this collection will be changed and added to over time.
Readings to support Top Drawer Teachers
A collection of articles to support the ideas developed in the Top Drawer Teachers subsite.
AAMT journal articles
Sample articles from Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, The Australian Mathematics Teacher, and Australian Senior Mathematics Journal, published by AAMT.
A collection of papers including resources for teachers of students in vocationally oriented courses, the proceedings of the Springboards into Numeracy conference (2002), and a set of commissioned papers which served as background to the Numeracy, A Priority for All: Challenges for Australian Schools report.
Mathematics in Early Childhood
A collection of readings and resources focussing on mathematics teaching and learning in early childhood.
Mathematics education in the middle years of schooling
Includes a review of research to inform middle years mathematics teaching and learning, commissioned for AAMT's Quality Mathematics in the Middle Years conference.
PISA and TIMSS
The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and the Trends in Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) are international tests which involve samples of students and schools from across Australia (and the world).
Numeracy, mathematics and Indigenous learners
Some articles and pointers to resources for teachers working with Indigenous students (in particular, to AAMT's Make it Count project).
Strategies for improving learning in mathematics
Includes several articles from Ofsted (the UK's Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills), as well as some written in an Australian context.
Presentations and files from AAMT conferences
Includes some video files collected at the AAMT 2009 conference held in Fremantle, as well as a collection of files made available by various seminar and workshop presenters at the same conference.
Newsletters and publications from other organisations
Links to newsletters and publications of some other oganisations which may be of interest to mathematics educators.
Other reading and links
This section currently includes readings on fractions, the contribution of teacher professional associations to teachers' work, the 2009 report of the National Committee for Mathematical Sciences, and John Mack's perspective on Mathematicians and Mathematics Education.