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My how the baby has grown!
To celebrate these anniversaries we have refreshed the site. Our project is now the centre for a world of alternatives to text-based mathematics learning.
From the Link List below access the new Home Page, Task Centre History, More on Neville de Mestre.
From the Link List below access Task Cameos, or click on a photo to go straight to printable information about the task.
Add the printed files to your Cameo Collection. There is a cover page for your collection in Task Cameos.
I often think of the INISSS project and how radically it changed our practice.
John Bradbury, Education Officer Numeracy, NT
We believe that the work being done so far has been beyond our expectations.These emails arrived on the same day. Both refer to long term professional learning programs for the one group of teachers. The Tasmanian Aboriginal Education Unit ran INISSS (Improving Numeracy for Indigenous Secondary School Students) with two cohorts of teachers from 1998 to 2000, then 2000 to 2002. It showed:
Brian Featherston, District Director, Riverland Region, SA
Teachers are our best resource. More education money used to buy teachers more learning time ... over time ... would make more far reaching changes to student learning and teacher job satisfaction.
We are available to support anyone from any level - school, cluster, district, state, country - to improve maths outcomes for students through ongoing professional development proven to improve the quality of mathematics teaching.
From the Link List below access INISSS, Engineering 'aha' Moments K-8.