Issue #18 - MathsLinks Newsletter - resources for maths teachers
Four clearly different and visually distinct datasets produce the same summary statistics. Check out the Datasaurus Dozen. While different in appearance, each dataset has the same summary statistics (mean, standard deviation, and Pearson's correlation) to two decimal places.
Dr James Maynard explains the Twin Prime Conjecture, it's history and recent progress.
Using only a pair of compasses, ruler and pencil, here's how to construct an egg shape from arcs of circles.

This applet lets you explore the domain and range of various functions.

New HSC Syllabus
Consultation has begun on the draft school-based assessment components and weightings for the current Stage 6 Mathematics, Mathematics Extension 1 and Mathematics Extension 2 courses. Closing date: Sunday 4 June 2017

NESA is seeking feedback from teachers on draft HSC Exam Specifications for the new Mathematics Standard course. Closing date: Monday 12 June 2017


The NSW Department of Education will be holding their second mathematics and numeracy conference.

This conference explores current research and strategies to drive effective teaching and learning in mathematics and numeracy K−12 across the curriculum.

Elsewhere / Reading
Cambridge Mathematics provides a research overview in Espresso 5: "What are the effects of attainment grouping on mathematics learning?"

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