Mathematics in Years 4 to 8 Developing a Responsive Curriculum

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This report is one of a series of evaluations ERO has undertaken on how schools are working with the National Standards within The New Zealand Curriculum.In this evaluation ERO used the mathematics learning area and associated standards to look at what schools were doing to raise the achievement of students in Years 4 to 8.

Summary

We have also put together a summary of the report. The summary gives a snapshot of the report's findings and includes self-review questions and indicators for schools. 

Resources available from the Ministry of Education

  • BES Exemplar 1 - Ngā Kete Raukura, He Tauira 1, Developing Communities of Mathematical Inquiry. The BES can be downloaded online.
  • Effective pedagogy in mathematics/pāngarau: Best evidence synthesis iteration. The BES can be downloaded online.
  • Effective Pedagogy in Mathematics: Educational practices series -19. (International Academy of Education, International Bureau of Education & UNESCO)This resource can be downloaded online.
  • Te ako pāngarau whaihua: Educational practices series - 19. (International Academy of Education, International Bureau of Education & UNESCO) This resource can be downloaded online.

Hard copies of all these resources are available free for educators in New Zealand by emailing requests to orders@thechair.education.govt.nzIn addition, the NZ Maths website includes resources for accelerating students’ mathematics learning.

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