NZARE Mathematics / Pānagarau Education SIG Day

9:00 AM
3:00 PM

New Plymouth Boys High School - Online format should Covid-19 restrictions prevent in person meetings

Join the Mathematics / Pāngarau Education convenors for a SIG day, prior to the National Mathematics & Statistics Conference (NMAMT). A panel and a range of papers are being presented throughout the day on the topic of Looking ahead - new curricula, new opportunities?

Looking ahead – new curricula, new opportunities?

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NZARE Mathematics Education SIG | Day Conference 2021

Monday 11th October 2021, 9am – 3pm at New Plymouth Boys High School

Draft Programme (version 2)

9:00am Welcome and Introductions

9:30am - Session 1A

20 Minute Presentations

Go tidy your data! Examining high school statistics teachers' approaches to exploring "messy" data. Anna Fergusson, University of Auckland

Questions within the statistical enquiry cycle. Pip Arnold, Karekare Education

Culturally responsive games for teaching probabilities in secondary schools. Sashi Sharma, University of Waikato

Stepping into the changing landscape of Mathematics and Statistics assessment in Aotearoa New Zealand, Julie Roberts, NZCER.

9.30am Session 1B

20 Minute Presentations

What does movement have to do with mathematics? Robyn Gandell, University of Auckland

Mathematics and statistics curriculum integration in New Zealand secondary schools. Caitlyn Soulsby, Mana College

Weaving knowledge together: Documenting the funds of knowledge of diverse learners. Jodie Hunter, Massey University

Secondary mathematics teachers' social justice arguments about streaming. David Pomeroy, University of Canterbury

11:00am - Morning Tea

11:30am Session 2A

20 Minute Presentations

One of these angles is a right angle, which one? What our system is not teaching our students: An item analysis of the TIMSS mathematics assessment. Emma Medina, Sarah Rendall & Charmaine Glass, Ministry of Education

Learning Mathematics Through Concept Maps. Patrick Winkelman, AUT


5 Minute Presentations

East Asian New Zealand parent perspectives on involvement in their child’s mathematics learning. Yin-Tzu (Holly) Lin & Robin Averill, Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of Wellington

How international students construct mathematical identities in their first year of university mathematics. Kim Locke, University of Auckland

11.30am - Session 2B

20 Minute Presentations

Using Pūrākau and Digital Technology to illuminate Māori mathematical practices. Piata Allen, University of Auckland.

Curriculum drift: what NMSSA and TIMSS can tell us about curriculum implementation Robyn Caygill, Ministry of Education

5 Minute Presentations


NZ Research in Mathematics Education. Igor Kontorovich, University of Auckland

The important role of visual representations in mathematics: A focus on diagrams. Linda Bonne, Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of Wellington

Researching mathematics education in Aotearoa New Zealand. Naomi Ingram, University of Otago

1:00pm - Lunch


Panel Discussion with Robin Averill (Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of Wellington), Michelle Dalrymple (Cashmere High School), Jodie Hunter (Massey University) and Tony Trinnick (University of Auckland)

3.00pm - Finish

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