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iSURF - a way forward for mathematicians
iSURF - a way forward for mathematicians

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Extending students...
As discussed last week, competitions such as the Maths Talent Quest can be a fantastic way to extend students and allow them to explore their passion from a mathematical perspective. But how are these entries assessed???   Maths Talent Quest entries are jud...

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Extending our students...
When considering how to extend students in Mathematics, there are many factors that can influence the options we present. One option worth considering is the Maths Talent Quest (MTQ) offered by the Mathematical Association of Victoria (MAV) each year.   As ...

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Deliberate Practice
At our school we have been having fantastic conversations about how we structure Mathematics lessons and the key components of these.   One question that has generated a great deal of conversation has been... 'How do we develop students' understanding and a...

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What is your favourite thing about school???
It's a question that's asked of children regularly and the range of responses can be from the expected, to the unusual (of course there is always that one child...!). But it makes our hearts sing when the response, without even a second of hesitation, is MA...

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Throwback post - Money tasks
A throwback post about our work on money... This packet was fun to put together, once I found the right clipart to use.  The content for our Grade 1's is to be able to recognise, describe and order coins.  Read through the weekly planner to know what the

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Happy Holidays!
For us at iSURF Maths and schools across Victoria, Term 3 has drawn to a close. After a busy, productive, challenging, thought provoking and inspiring term... we will be taking a short break. We will return in two weeks time, ready for another term ahead!  ...

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Maths Tool Kit - Junior Primary School
This week we have added a new resource pack to our store. Included in this pack are a collection of tools and resources that can be used across many areas of the Mathematics curriculum.      Teachers can print each resource in colour or black and white, on ...

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Brilliant Board Games!
I am sure we all have a favourite board game that brings back fond memories! There are so many to choose from today... I have lost track of how many different versions of Monopoly there are now! But they all have several things in common, along with many ad...

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Maths Tool Kits - Coming Soon!
We are currently developing Maths Tool Kits for both junior and senior primary school classrooms.   These kits will have a range of 'pick up and go' resources that can be used across a wide variety of maths lessons and content areas. Examples of resources t...

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Happy Father's Day!
Across Australia today we are celebrating all the Dads (and special people) in our lives... we wish you all a very happy Father's Day!   We hope you enjoy this special day and spend some wonderful time together. Enjoy the sunshine, pl...
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