7-8 Transition Resources

Resources that were used or referred to during the 7-8 Transition Workshop

ASMI – Are, Volume and Surface Area
http://amsi.org.au/teacher_modules/area_volume_surface_area.html
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– Introduction to Measurement 7-8
http://amsi.org.au/teacher_modules/introduction_to_measurement.html
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Mathematics Assessment Project
Evaluating Statements About Length and Area
http://map.mathshell.org/lessons.php?unit=9310&collection=8
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A-E Reference

The BitL Tool – Mathematics Years F-10
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Transforming Tasks
Designing tasks where students do the thinking
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Beliefs and Attitudes About Mathematics
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The learning progression in the area of measurement:

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Reconciliation Week Resources – Let’s Take the Next Steps

NAPLAN Writing Results from 2016 to reflect on

Click on the tabs at the top to explore to explore Year 3, Year 5 and Year 7 results

It will be important to prepare students for either a persuasive or narrative text. Exploring the difference between the two in structure and language use will help to prepare students.

Writing Rubrics and Descriptions of National Minimum Standards for Year 3, 5 and 7
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NAPLAN Writing Resources from website:
https://www.nap.edu.au/naplan/writing

Digital Resources

CSER home page contains many helpful resources
http://www.csermoocs.adelaide.edu.au

CSER Courses are very useful. Check out the range of courses here:
https://csermoocs.appspot.com/course?use_last_location=true

Patterns to Alegbra Reception to Year 2:
http://www.edugains.ca/resources/LearningMaterials/ContinuumConnection/PatterningtoAlgebraLessons_K-3.pdf

Patterning Year 5 Resource:
http://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/cur/math/support_gr5/patterns.pdf

Programming Resources

http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/education/kids/kids-pixelface.html

https://www.khanacademy.org/computer-programming/new/pjs

http://www.theasciicode.com.ar

http://hello.processing.org

http://csunplugged.org

Binary Game:
https://studio.code.org/projects/applab/iukLbcDnzqgoxuu810unLw

Assessment of Binary

By the end of Year 6, they are able to explain how digital systems use whole numbers as a basis for representing a variety of data.

Some example questions:
Can students explain what system computers use transfer and represent data?
Are students able to convert binary numbers?
Can students explain what a ‘binary digit’, a ‘bit’, and a ‘nibble’ are?

History of QR Codes:
http://www.qrcode.com/en/history/

How QR codes work:
http://www.ucreative.com/articles/what-is-a-qr-code-and-how-does-it-work/

Www.qrstuff.com

Goo.gl to shorten url and create a QR code

Useful website about QR Codes:
http://www.qrcode.com/en/about/

Sound
http://filmsound.org/foley/newtons_apple/

http://wonderopolis.org/wonder/how-are-sound-effects-made/

Use Audacity to record
https://sourceforge.net/projects/audacity/