Using Matific to engage the primary mathematics classroom

Using technology in the Primary Classroom is now mandated by ACARA. However, often the ways in which technology is used in Mathematics is less than ideal. Brent Hughes ...
Target Audience
Primary School Teachers, Primary School Leaders
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Learning Areas

Teaching Standards

General Description

Using technology in the Primary Classroom is now mandated by ACARA. However, often the ways in which technology is used in Mathematics is less than ideal. Brent Hughes and the educators at Matific are changing this.

Matific is a resource that is used all over Australia and the world to engage students in their classrooms and at home. Learn how to best ensure that your students are tapping into the capability of online resources.

This course is designed to support teachers who are teaching at a school which has a Matific licence. Any teacher doing this course will be given a FREE Matific account for their personal use so that they can get a full understanding of the potential of Matific.

Audience

Primary School Teachers,
Primary School Leaders

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

Course Access - This course is available 24/7. Once your enrolment is complete you will be emailed with details to give you course access. You can complete the course when it suits you, and you will have ongoing access to revisit the course at any time.

My school has TTA School Membership - If your school has TTA School Membership and will be paying for your course, please enrol in the normal way. Upon submitting your enrolment confirmation, your enrolment request will be sent to your PD Coordinator for approval. Once they approve the enrolment you will be emailed with details for course access. The school will not be charged until the PD Coordinator approves the enrolment.

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Teaching Standards

2.5.2 Proficient Level – Literacy and numeracy strategies
2.6.2 Proficient Level – Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
6.4.2 Proficient Level – Apply professional learning and improve student learning

Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you

Accreditation

Completing this course will contribute 2 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 2.5.2, 2.6.2 & 6.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.


This course contributes to 2.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

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Sessions

Matific Pedagogy A voyage of discovery, Maths Anxiety vs Gamification

40 minutes

Participants learn about the pedagogy that underpins everything that Matific creates.
A brief look into the reasons why online technology is needed in primary mathematics. How Maths anxiety is causing issues around the world and the ways in which video games can be used to help alleviate this anxiety.

Matific Features

20 minutes

Teachers will get the chance to see the features that Matific offer which create biggest impact to classrooms.

Matific in the classroom

1 hour

Participants look at different examples of how teachers may use Matific in their school.

School makes a commitment to include the resource into their programs for a specific purpose.

Participants work in their grade groups to program the use of the resource in for the next few weeks of maths lessons.

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About the team


Brent Hughes

Creator

I have worked in the primary education space my entire career, first as a teacher and maths tutor and now as a teacher educator and consultant. I am passionate about working with schools and teachers to try and challenge the perception of mathematics. Ultimately I plan to change the way that Australian students and teachers interact with maths.


School Membership

Presenter

TTA School Membership Benefits include:

50% discount on all Online​ courses & Whole School Online courses

TTA has over 100 Registered Online courses for teachers available 24/7 – Members get 50% off all courses

Whole School Online – Members can purchase any TTA Online course for $850 + GST giving unlimited access to all current and future teachers from the school campus