Blog Posts

THE BEST THING ABOUT BEING A TEACHER

In this blog post Dr Ange explains that her favourite part of being a teacher is the relationships and connections she makes with students.

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YOU CAN'T DO EVERYTHING

In this blog post Dr Ange encourages Numeracy Leaders to acknowledge the challenges the role provides and be realistic with their expectations of what is possible.

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THE BRAIDING PROJECT: MODELLING A GROWTH MINDSET FOR YOUR STUDENTS

In this blog post Dr Ange explores the importance of teachers sharing their own learning journey with students. Practical ways teachers can model a growth mindset are presented. 

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I'M SORRY YOU DIDN'T LEARN ANYTHING THAT LESSON :(

In this blog Dr Ange explores the importance of helping students embrace and seek challenges in Numeracy. She describes how a simple apology was a game changer.

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THE GREAT 'TIMED TEST' DEBATE!

In this blog post Dr Ange shares her thoughts on using 'timed tests' in Numeracy sessions. She explores the challenges of assessing fluency and avoiding creating anxiety for students.

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STUDENT MISCONCEPTIONS?

In this blog post Dr Ange explores the idea of student misconceptions in Numeracy. She explains why they are something we should be celebrating with students.

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SPAGHETTI BOLOGNAISE AND MATHS

In this blog post Dr Ange explores how playing maths games is a little like her spaghetti bolognaise sauce. It has lots of hidden goodness inside each bowl!  

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LEARNING TO WALK

In this blog post Dr Ange describes how students can learn so much by reflecting on their own learning milestones, like learning to walk or riding a bike.

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THE NEW AUSTRLIAN MATHS CURRICULUM DRAFT: REVIEW

In this blog post Dr Ange Rogers reviews the new draft Australian Maths Curriculum for teachers and Leaders in F-6. She shares the changes, omissions and her suggestions in this important consultation period.

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IMPOSTER SYNDROME IN NUMERACY LEADERSHIP

In this blog post Dr Ange shares her experiences with "imposter syndrome" during her time as Numeracy Leader, and provides some advice to help overcome these feelings.

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