SPELD Resources – Recommended for Dyslexia

SPELD – Cleve Bytes – Good Teaching Practices


Assistive Technology

For Mathematics

  • Directly teach the vocabulary of maths
  • Direct and explicit teaching
  • Focus on what the symbols mean
  • Teach step by step directions
  • Use concrete materials where possible initially and then more to abstract concepts
  • Use graph paper to help in organising ideas


Maths Resources – Thanks for sharing Libby


Estimation 180


Resolve.edu.au has maths inquiries aligned to Aust curric


Has videos that are useful provocations



Has videos that are useful provocations


Other useful sites:



National Library of virtual manipulatives
This is a great resource too. Lots of practical tools and examples.

Learning Assets – Kath Murdoch – A Framework

We are researchers.

We can formulate questions and locate and use a wide range of sources and techniques to investigate problems, interests and issues. We think critically about the information we gather and we are careful to acknowledge our sources.

curious, courageous, resourceful

We are thinkers.

We can think logically, creatively and reflectively. We think about how we use our thinking and have different strategies for making our thinking visible to others. We remain open-minded and no that our thinking changes as we learn.

open-minded, flexible, persistent

We are collaborators.

We can work with others on shared goals, questions and challenges. We know how to be a constructive part of a team, to use different roles for different tasks and to actively listen to and respect other people’s views. We understand how our behaviour affects others.

empathetic, compassionate, reliable

We are self-managers.

we can learn independently and can make wise decisions about our learning. We know ourselves as learners and can set and work towards personal goals. We know we can continually improve as learners.

resilient, responsible, reflective

We are communicators.

We can communicate ideas confidently in different ways and for different purposes. We listen thoughtfully to what others communicate to us. We can adapt our communication style to different contexts.

confident, responsive, respectful

Best Advice Papers – DECD