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  1. Masterminds Riddle Maths Series

    The Masterminds Riddle Maths series are ready-to-use maths resources that every middle years teacher needs. Working in an areas of maths that can be extremely intimidating to students, these books provide fun-filled activities that enable students to enjoy learning the skills necessary to understand mathematics. Students connect what they learn with real-life situations and the activities are of high interest to encourage a stimulating learning environment.

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    Starting at A$27.95

  2. Stretch, Bend and Boggle

    'Not more homework! Why do we have to do this?' How many times have you heard the complaints? With Stretch, Bend and Boggle, students will do their homework for fun! Stretch, Bend and Boggle is a collection of logic and mathematical problems to develop thinking skills. Set in a handy week-by-week format, these challenging and fun activities can be used as homework, extensions or classwork. Ideal to extend advanced lower-secondary students, or to help middle-secondary students develop their problem-solving skills, Stretch, Bend and Boggle will engage students and get rid of the homework blues!

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    A$24.95
  3. Becoming a Problem Solving Genius

    Every maths student needs problem solving strategies to call upon when solving word problems. This book teaches fourteen problem solving techniques, including the 2-10 Method, Sometimes You Must Subtract, Venn Diagrams, Language of Algebra, Solving Equations, Solving Algebra Problems, Logic, Permutations and Understanding Bases. There are also maths contests for practice and competition. Each strategy is clearly explained at the start of the chapter, and followed by practice problems organised by challenge level. This allows educators to meet the needs of varied learners, from struggling to gifted, across years four to twelve. The Einstein and Super Einstein levels are targeted at gifted students.

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    A$65.00
  4. Family Maths Night: Strengthening Maths Ability through Family Interaction Years 5-9

    Why should your school have a Family Maths Night? To help students learn essential maths concepts; To give parents a chance to serve as models of motivation, persistence and competence; And to promote maths success in a supportive setting. Parents play an important role in the academic lives of students. By participating in Family Maths Night, parents can serve as models of motivation, persistence and competency to their children. With its step-by-step directions and suggestions for both teachers and parents, this book takes the worry out of planning and conducting a Family Maths Night at your school.

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    A$37.95
  5. Mesmerizing Math Puzzles

    You need this book! The puzzles in this book are designed to be easily integrated into any curriculum. The puzzles were created to facilitate the connection of mathematical practices to mathematical content in mathematics instruction. Gifted primary students master content more quickly and more effectively when it is embedded within exercises requiring reasoning. Puzzles provide the perfect format in which this mastery can take place. Each of the puzzles in this book provides practice in content standards. Warning - These puzzles are tough! They will challenge even the most mathematically gifted Year 4 to Year 8 students. But then, that kind of challenge is just what these students want and need.

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    A$16.95
  6. I've Got it! Advanced Maths Skills: Easy-to-use Assessments to Show Proof of Mastery

    I've Got It! Advanced Maths Skills provides reproducible activities to assess students' mastery of advanced maths skills. The tasks, each just a single page, begin with a basic knowledge question and move to higher-level questions that require students to apply the skill and think critically.

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    A$19.95
  7. I've Got It! General Maths Skills: Easy-to-use Assessments to Show Proof of Mastery
    I've Got It! General Maths Skills provides reproducible activities to assess students' mastery of essential maths skills. The tasks, each just a single page, begin with a basic knowledge question and move to higher-level questions that require students to apply the skill and think critically. Learn More
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  8. Energising Smart Starters - Pre-Algebra: Motivational Exercises to Stimulate the Brain

    The Smart Starters in this book are packed full of vitally important skills to practise and polish or to reinforce and extend pre-algebra concepts in mathematics. Smart Starter activities are designed to be completed in short amounts of time. The Smart Starters are grouped by general topics and skill areas into: Numbers and Number Systems; Integers; Mathematical Expressions; Inequalities and Equations; Graphing; and Conundrums and Puzzles. One or more of them might help to ease students into a new area of study. All starters can be expanded and extended. A Smart Starter may inspire your students to develop questions or examples along the same lines, expanding the warm-up into a full-blown maths lesson.

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    A$15.95
  9. Messy Maths: A Playful, Outdoor Approach for Early Years

    Messy Maths offers a rich resource of ideas that will inspire you to tap into the endless supply of patterns, textures, colours and quantities of the outdoors and deepen children's understanding of maths through hands-on experience. Being outside makes maths real. In the classroom environment, maths can seem disconnected from everyday reality. Messy Maths reimagines the outdoor space through a mathematical lens, providing a treasure trove of suggestions to empower you to blend outdoor learning into your teaching practice. It is not a "how to" guide, but rather an easy-to-use reference book replete with ready-to-use games and open-ended ideas designed to help children become confident and skilled in thinking about, using and exploring abstract mathematical concepts as all they play outside.

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    A$47.00
  10. Fun and Fundamental Maths for Young Children: Building a Strong Foundation in Preschool-Year 2

    This book focuses on the most important concepts and skills needed to provide early learners with a strong foundation in mathematics, in ways that are fun for both children and educators! For each mathematical concept, Marian Small provides sample activities and lessons, as well as guidance for using children's books, games, manipulatives and electronic devices. This resource also demonstrates how to differentiate instruction using tasks and questions designed to include all students. The text features her special brand of lucid explanation of difficult concepts, fresh and engaging teaching examples, troubleshooting tips and formative assessments. Fun and Fundamental Maths for Young Children can be used with any early childhood curriculum or as a stand-alone program in preschools.

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    A$39.95

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