Issue #15 - MathsLinks Newsletter - resources for maths teachers
NESA have released the first support material for the Mathematics Standard syllabus. My own review of the Standard vs General syllabuses has been updated to include Year 12.
Also a great mix of videos and resources.
If you're heading into school holidays... enjoy and relax.

This TEDEd video explores the current research about math anxiety in an engaging way and suggests ways to increase math performance.

Danny Wong shows how to use GeoGebra to visualise solids of revolution in 3D. via Wootube²

A new video from Jo Boaler. Boaler explains why mathematics is so traumatic for many people and shows a different way that people can relate to mathematics.

In this follow-up video to his "e to the i pi for dummies" video the Mathologer sets out to properly explain the coolest features of the famous number e and the exponential function e^x.


A comprehensive catalogue of data representation tools. Each includes a description and example.

Statistics is a useful tool for understanding the patterns in the world around us. But our intuition often lets us down when it comes to interpreting those patterns. 

A problem-solving conceptual activity reviewing equations, inequations, simple quadratics and simultaneous equations.

NESA Updates
NESA have released sample Scope and Sequence, Assessment Schedules and the first Topic Guidance document for Year 11 Measurement.
New HSC Syllabus
In Issue #11 I published Standard Year 11 vs General Preliminary. This file has been updated to include Year 12 Standard 1 and 2. I've also moved the file to my blog so it can be found more easily.

It's no longer six degrees of separation, but 3.57 (on average for Facebook users).
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