What is the Connect with Maths community?

The Connect with Maths Project has a number of online education communities focussed on a teaching area of interest of mathematics. These communities support teachers of mathematics and provide support in the implementation of the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics. Connect with Maths communities comprise of Community Leaders, mentors, teachers of mathematics, subject matter specialists, mathematicians, industry experts, experience social networking and users of digital technologies for the teaching of mathematics. Anyone with an interest in the teaching of mathematics can join. Many people ask what is it? What is the community trying to achieve?  Here is a video snippet of  some explanations given by students, educators and experts in the field of Mathematics about the aims of the Connect with Maths Project.

What is Community?

This community comprises of educators who wish to advance the teaching of all students, including Aboriginal and Torres Islander students, regardless of their previous mathematics learning experiences and diverse backgrounds. Community members are encouraged through professional conversations in the Forum to  provide resources helpful in building the knowledge, understanding and practice of the teaching mathematics in this area.

What's in the community?

There are four main areas of the Engaging All Students community activity:

  • Forum - the hub for all interactive discussions
  • Starting Points - stimulus for discussing teaching and learning 
  • Learning - community online professional learning
  • Resources - essential resources and weblinks

How do I engage other teachers in the community?

There are two ways to engage in the community activities primarily through involvement in the Forum and participating in professional learning events.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions (FAQ) are a result of community questions about the Connect with Maths Project. We welcome further questions to assist your understanding and participation in this online community resource.