Issue #55 - MathsLinks Newsletter - resources for maths teachers
Student outlines for the NSW Mathematics Advanced syllabus, times table practice pages and research.
NSW Syllabus
A course outline and student outlines / progress tracking for the Mathematics Advanced Year 11 course starting in 2019.
Times tables
Drill pages for practising times tables. These pages focus on the link between multiplication and division facts, and the commutative property of multiplication.
The Fractions app lets students use a bar or circle to represent, compare, and perform operations with fractions with denominators from 1 to 100.

Students use Pattern Shapes to explore geometry and fractions, create their own designs, or filling in outlines.


Fold a square piece of paper to create another square of exactly half the size (area).

The kilogram, mole, kelvin, and ampere will be redefined by physical constants.

Reading / Research
Dylan Wiliam has described cognitive load theory as ‘the single most important thing for teachers to know’.
To support the previously published research document, CESE have published Cognitive load theory in practice.
A Special Issue of Education Sciences with Guest Editor Professor Jo Boaler.
Freely downloadable papers.

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