This page will show links that were on the "What's new" section of the home page once they are no longer all that new...

  • Resources from George Joseph's History of Maths seminar here
  • PPTA curriculum days virtual resources
  • PPTA probability unit resources here
  • ASSESSMENT SPECIFICATIONS for 2009 external examinations. NZQA maths page
  • Clarification of L2 and L3 unit standards, all L3 internal achievement standards (updated 11 May 2009)
  • 2008 moderators report
  • Assessment reports 2008 external exams
  • TEXTBOOK NOTICEBOARD- textbooks wanted or to sell or give away. MAKE SURE YOU INCLUDE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS IN THE MESSAGE BODY! Click on the discussion tab above and read on through.
  • Comprehensive new support material for Mathematics and Statistics in The New Zealand Curriculum. Descriptors of all achievement objectives for levels 1-4, notes on patterns and relationships and the mathematics glossary: a.k.a. - Second tier material
  • Jim Ridgway "Reconceptualising 'Statistics' in Class, or, Why we need to explore Sex, Drugs and Alcohol in Mathematics" Powerpoint: aucklandteachers.ppt Website: Smart centre website
  • MATHS page at NZQA **Check it out!**
  • **Realignment of standards** Link to NZAMT information about this. Scroll down.
  • New SURF (database) from Stats NZ
  • Geometry and Measurement resources (see curriculum links below)
  • Thinking, ICT and statistical literacy resources
  • Click here to explore some websites Pip has come across while at ICME

A Concrete Approach to the Architecture of Mathematics: Collected papers of Zoltan P. Dienes

The contents will no doubt be of interest to schoolteachers at all levels, many of whom will know Dienes through Dienes' multibase blocks or other concrete materials. You can find information on the book's contents along with a few sample pages at Mike will be happy to provide one (or more) books to schools or teachers for the discounted price of NZ$35+p&p. Please use the order form on the web site above or email

For fun, check this out megapenny project

Changing the face of maths education TED TALKS Arthur Benjamin

Someone always asks the math teacher, "Am I going to use calculus in real life?" And for most of us, says Arthur Benjamin, the answer is no. He offers a bold proposal on how to make math education relevant in the digital age.