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WHITEBOARD ACTIVITY INSERTS | Numbered Five & Ten Frames

Equipment
Ten Frames

Focus Area
Whole Numbers

Resource Type
Activities | ChinSLEEVE

Year Level
Kindergarten, Year 1

Australian Curriculum Content Descriptions
ACMNA001, ACMNA002

NSW Mathematics K-10 Syllabus outcomes
MAe-4NA, MA1-4NA

WHITEBOARD ACTIVITY INSERTS | ‘Missing Digits Number Sentences’

Equipment

Focus Area
Addition & Subtraction, Multiplication & Division

Resource Type
Activities | ChinSLEEVE

Year Level

Mathematics Building Blocks for Numeracy (NSW DoE)

Equipment

Focus Area
Addition & Subtraction, Fractions & Decimals, Multiplication & Division, Whole Numbers

Resource Type
Syllabus support

Year Level
Kindergarten, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6, Year 7

Description

  • Mathematics building blocks for numeracy was a suite of online professional learning modules by the NSW Department of Education (NSW DoE).
  • The modules provided PL around successful teaching practices and pedagogy based on current research. It was about pedagogy, not a teaching program.
  • The six modules supported the NSW DoE numeracy initiatives:
    Targeted Early Numeracy (TEN) – adapted from CMIT as a K-2 intervention initiative;
    Count Me In Too Online (CMIT) – CMIT was created as a K-6 whole class initiative;
    Taking Off With Numeracy (TOWN) – adapted from CMIT as a Y3-8 intervention initiative.
    They were based on the Numeracy Continuum K-10 (NSW DET).
  • the assessment tools used were the four SENA assessment schedules.

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  • These professional learning modules are no longer accessible.

VIDEO | Teaching interactively from the online NSW K-10 syllabus

Anita Chin AstralVision demonstration

Equipment

Focus Area

Resource Type
Syllabus support

Year Level

Did you know that you can annotate over the syllabus images using free software that you most likely already have installed on your touchscreen panel? Watch Anita demonstrate how and get ready to transform primary mathematics teaching!

ChinTEACH VIDEO: Activity Idea | Race to 50

Equipment
Ten Frames

Focus Area
Addition & Subtraction

Resource Type
Videos | ChinTEACH

Year Level
Year 1

View via Anita’s YouTube channel here. Video length 9:26

ChinTEACH VIDEO: Activity Idea | Nice & Easy

Equipment
Dice & Spinners

Focus Area
Multiplication & Division

Resource Type
Videos | ChinTEACH

Year Level
Year 5

View via Anita’s YouTube channel here. Video length 8:34
Chapters (Timestamps) are listed in the Description.

ChinTEACH VIDEO: Activity Idea | Drop & Count

Equipment
Counting Objects

Focus Area
Addition & Subtraction

Resource Type
Videos | ChinTEACH

Year Level
Kindergarten, Year 1

View via Anita’s YouTube channel here. Video length 5:48

Picture Book List: Number and Algebra

Equipment

Focus Area
Addition & Subtraction, Fractions & Decimals, Multiplication & Division, Patterns & Algebra, Whole Numbers

Resource Type
Books: picture | ChinGUIDE

Year Level
Kindergarten, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6, Year 7

Picture Book List: Measurement, Geometry, Probabilty

Equipment

Focus Area
Area, Chance, Length, Mass, Time, Volume & Capacity

Resource Type
Books: picture | ChinGUIDE

Year Level
Kindergarten, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6, Year 7

‘Big ideas’ learning pathway: Number concepts K–8

Equipment

Focus Area
Addition & Subtraction, Fractions & Decimals, Integers, Multiplication & Division, Patterns & Algebra, Ratio (Y7), Whole Numbers

Resource Type
Syllabus support

Year Level
Kindergarten, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6, Year 7

ChinMAT Printable | Five & Ten Frame Mats

Equipment
Ten Frames

Focus Area
Addition & Subtraction, Whole Numbers

Resource Type
Visual models | ChinMAT

Year Level
Kindergarten, Year 1

Australian Curriculum Content Descriptions
ACMNA002, ACMNA289, ACMNA004, ACMNA014, ACMNA015

NSW Mathematics K-10 Syllabus outcomes
MAe-4NA, MA1-4NA, MAe-5NA, MA1-5NA

KEYNOTE ADDRESS | Let’s Talk About It. Secrets of Schools Successful in Mathematics by Rosemary Callingham (Anita Chin 2nd Annual Conference ‘Assessment: It’s a Whole-School Approach’, Sydney, 2018)

Equipment

Focus Area

Resource Type
Conference keynotes

Year Level
Kindergarten, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

Synopsis
What are the characteristics of schools where students do well in mathematics? What strategies do teachers use to assess students’ progress and engage them in meaningful mathematical learning? Drawing on several recent research studies, this presentation will focus on what schools do to support mathematics learning and how they achieve their goals.

Presenter: Adjunct Associate Professor Rosemary Callingham, University of Tasmania.
As a classroom teacher and a university lecturer, Rosemary  aimed to inspire her students through interesting and innovative activities, such as collecting data from a local cemetery. She became particularly interested in the assessment of mathematics and statistics, and this became a theme in her research career. She continues this interest today as a consultant and Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Tasmania, working on national projects with teachers and schools. More about Rosemary can be found on her website
http://www.utas.edu.au/profiles/staff/education/Rosemary-Callingham

Anita’s Think Map | Solving Word Problems About Length

Equipment

Focus Area
Length

Resource Type
Word problems

Year Level
Year 5, Year 6

Description
Anita's Think Map | Solving Word Problems About Length

EQUIPMENT | Place Value Arrows and Dice: Pair Set, K-4

Equipment
Dice & Spinners, Place Value Arrows

Focus Area
Whole Numbers

Resource Type

Year Level
Kindergarten, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4

Tips for making your equipment classroom friendly

  • Contents – Place value arrows: The set contains 40 plastic place value arrows (10 x blue 0-9, 10 x red 00-90, 10 x yellow 000-900, 10 x green 0000-9000).
  • Contents – Place value dice: The set contains 6 ten-face dice (blue 0-9, red 00-90, yellow 000-900, green 0000-9000, white 00 000-90 000 and black 000 000-900 000).
  • How used: One set per pair.
  • How packaged: 40 arrows and 6 dice stored in a Fischer clear, hinge-lid, small 1 compartment, shallow storage container (18.5 x 11.5 x 3.2) cm.
  • How stored: Class kit of 8-15 sets of containers stacked and packed on a designated maths shelf in the classroom.

Available from

Australian Curriculum Content Descriptions
ACMNA289, ACMNA013, ACMNA014, ACMNA027, ACMNA028, ACMNA052, ACMNA053, ACMNA072.

NSW Mathematics K-10 Syllabus outcomes
MAe-4NA, MA1-4NA, MA2-4NA.

EQUIPMENT | Place Value Decimal Dice: Pair Set, Y4-8

Equipment
Dice & Spinners

Focus Area
Fractions & Decimals

Resource Type

Year Level
Year 4, Year 5, Year 6, Year 7

Tips for making your equipment classroom friendly

  • Contents: The set contains 4 ten-face dice. Blue 0-9, red 0.0-0.9, yellow 0.00-0.09 and green 0.000-0.009
  • How used: One set per pair.
  • How packaged: Set of 4 dice in a clear 30 mL mini-round jar with screw top lid.
  • How stored: Class kit of 18 containers

Dice available from

Container available from

  • Container shown: 30 mL mini-round jar with screw top lid, 4 cm diameter x 5 cm. Holds up to 4 ten-face dice. Holds 20 counters.
    Modern Teaching Aids $1.21 each (incl GST as at 2/2/19)
  • Container alternative option: Decor dressing tubs 35mL with snap on lids (difficult for young children to open), 4.8 cm diameter x 4.1 cm. Holds up to 6 ten-face dice. Holds 20 counters.
    Spotlight, $3.00, 6 pack (incl GST as at 20/5/21).
    Coles, $4.50, 6 pack (incl GST as at 20/5/21).

Australian Curriculum Content Descriptions
ACMNA079, ACMNA104, ACMNA105, ACMNA128, ACMNA129

NSW Mathematics K-10 Syllabus outcomes
MA2-7NA, MA3-7NA

ChinMAT Printable | Sharing and Grouping Mats

Equipment
Counting Objects

Focus Area
Fractions & Decimals, Multiplication & Division

Resource Type
Visual models | ChinMAT

Year Level
Kindergarten, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5

Australian Curriculum Content Descriptions
ACMNA016, ACMNA032, ACMNA033, ACMNA058, ACMNA101

NSW Mathematics K-10 Syllabus outcomes
MAe-6NA, MA1-6NA, MA2-6NA, MA3-6NA, MA1-7NA, MA2-7NA

ChinMAKE Printable | Multiplication Grids: Pocket Size

Equipment
Number Tracks & Charts

Focus Area
Multiplication & Division

Resource Type
Printables | ChinMAKE

Year Level
Year 3, Year 4

Australian Curriculum Content Descriptions
ACMNA056, ACMNA075

NSW Mathematics K-10 Syllabus outcomes
MA2-6NA

ChinMAKE Printable | 1-1400 Hundred Charts Book

Equipment
Hundred Charts

Focus Area
Addition & Subtraction, Whole Numbers

Resource Type
Printables | ChinMAKE

Year Level
Year 2, Year 3, Year 4

Australian Curriculum Content Descriptions
ACMNA012, ACMNA027, ACMNA026, ACMNA052, ACMNA055, ACMNA073.

NSW Mathematics K-10 Syllabus outcomes
MA1-4NA, MA2-4NA, MA2-5NA, MA2-5NA.

POSTER | Maths Lesson Protocols: Being A Learner

Equipment

Focus Area

Resource Type
Photos | ChinROOM

Year Level
Kindergarten, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4

POSTER 7 | Numbers -99 to 100

Equipment

Focus Area

Resource Type
Photos | ChinROOM

Year Level
Year 6

POSTER 6 | Multiplication Grid

Equipment

Focus Area

Resource Type
Photos | ChinROOM

Year Level
Year 3, Year 4

POSTER 5 | Numbers 1-200

Equipment

Focus Area

Resource Type
Photos | ChinROOM

Year Level
Year 2, Year 3

POSTER 4 | Numbers 1 to 100

Equipment

Focus Area

Resource Type
Photos | ChinROOM

Year Level
Year 1, Year 2

POSTER 3 | Numbers 1 to 100

Equipment

Focus Area

Resource Type
Photos | ChinROOM

Year Level
Year 1

POSTER 2 | Numbers 1 to 20

Equipment

Focus Area

Resource Type
Photos | ChinROOM

Year Level
Kindergarten

POSTER 1 | Numbers 1 to 10

Equipment

Focus Area

Resource Type
Photos | ChinROOM

Year Level
Kindergarten

Playing Cards: Packaging 2 decks in one container

Equipment
Playing Cards

Focus Area
Addition & Subtraction, Chance, Fractions & Decimals, Integers, Multiplication & Division, Whole Numbers

Resource Type

Year Level
Kindergarten, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6, Year 7

Tips for making your equipment classroom-friendly

  • Contents: I uniquely identify each set of 52 cards (10+3)x4 so when cards are lost, but then found, it’s easy to return them to their home! Eg. I mark one yellow set with a X in one of the white circles in a corner. I mark a 2nd yellow set with a X in two corners. I mark a 3rd yellow set with a • in one corner. I mark a 4th yellow set with • in two corners. I then do the same for the green, red and blue decks.
  • How used: One deck per pair. Ie one container per 4 students.
  • How packaged: 2 decks (yellow & green OR red & blue) in a clear Decor Tellfresh Oblong 250 ml container (11 x 8 x 5.5) cm. The decks are separated by the court cards (J, Q, K) for both decks which are held together with an elastic band (size 12).
  • How stored: Class kit of 8 containers, Ie 16 decks of cards, stacked and packed on a designated maths shelf in the classroom.

Playing cards available from

  • Playing Cards:

Storage available from

  • Container shown: Decor Tellfresh Oblong 250 mL with snap on lids, (10.5 x 7.5 x 5.1) cm. Holds two decks of playing cards
    Big W, $2.00 each (GST incl as at 10/5/21)
    Spotlight, $4.00 each (GST incl as at 10/5/21)
    Spotlight, $11.00 pack of 3 (GST incl as at 10/5/21)
    Woolworths, $8.00 pack of 3 (GST incl as at 10/5/21)
  • Alternate storage: snap-lock bags
  • Rubber bands (size 12): Supermarkets, newsagents.

Australian Curriculum Content Descriptions
ACMSP116, ACMSP145, ACMSP167, ACMSP204, ACMSP205

NSW Mathematics K-10 Syllabus outcomes
MA3-19SP, MA4-21SP

Developing efficient numeracy strategies Stage 1 (NSWDET, 2001)

Equipment

Focus Area
Addition & Subtraction, Data, Length, Multiplication & Division, Patterns & Algebra, Whole Numbers

Resource Type
Books: activities | ChinGUIDE

Year Level
Kindergarten, Year 1, Year 2

EQUIPMENT | Pattern Blocks, Y5-8: Packaging Class Kit (30 sets)

Equipment
Pattern Blocks

Focus Area
Fractions & Decimals, Two-Dimensional Space

Resource Type

Year Level
Year 5, Year 6, Year 7

Tips for making your equipment classroom friendly

  • Contents of class kit: 32 individual sets (each set in a snap lock bag, snack size, 15 cm x 10 cm) of 30 pattern blocks.
  • Contents of one set: 30 pattern blocks, 5mm, thick solid plastic (quiet on tables). 6 x blue rhombuses, 6 x green triangles, 3 x yellow hexagons, 6 x tan rhombuses, 6 x red trapeziums, 3 orange squares.
  • How used: One set per student.
  • How packaged: Class kit in a Fischer clear, hinge-lid, large 1 compartment, storage container, deep (35.5 x 27.4 x 10) cm.
  • Where stored: Class kit stacked on a designated maths shelf in the classroom.

Available from

  • Pattern Blocks, 5mm, thick solid plastic (incl GST as at 21/3/2021):
    Modern Teaching Aids, $43.95, 500 pieces (100 x rhombuses, 100 x triangles, 50 x hexagons, 100 x tan rhombuses, 100 x trapeziums, 50 squares.
  • Container (incl GST as at 21/3/2021):
    Howards Storage World, $21.95
    Modern Teaching Aids, Product Code TFC70182, $25.25.
  • Snap lock bag, ‘Hercules snack size’, (15 x 10) cm: Supermarkets Eg Woolworths, $2.90, 65 pack (incl GST as at 21/3/2021).

EQUIPMENT | Pattern Blocks: Packaging One Set Y3-8

Equipment
Pattern Blocks

Focus Area
Area, Fractions & Decimals, Length, Two-Dimensional Space

Resource Type

Year Level
Year 3, Year 4

Tips for making your equipment classroom friendly

  • Contents of one set: 30 pattern blocks, 5mm, thick solid plastic (quiet on tables). 6 blue rhombuses, 6 green triangles, 3 yellow hexagons, 6 tan rhombuses, 6 red trapeziums, 3 orange squares.
  • How used: One set per pair, Y3-4. One set per individual, Y5-8.
  • How packaged: Each set in a labelled snap lock bag (snack size, 15 cm x 10 cm). Class kit in a ‘Fischer’ clear, hinge-lid, large 1 compartment, storage container, deep (35.5 x 27.4 x 10) cm.
  • Where stored: Class kit stacked on a designated maths shelf in the classroom.

Available from

  • Pattern Blocks, 5mm, thick solid plastic, 500 pieces (100 blue rhombuses, 100 green triangles, 50 yellow hexagons, 100 tan rhombuses, 100 red trapeziums, 50 orange squares. Modern Teaching Aids, $43.95 (incl GST as at 21/3/2021)
  • Snap lock bag, ‘Hercules snack size’, (15 x 10) cm: Supermarkets Eg Woolworths, $2.90, 65 pack (incl GST as at 21/3/2021).

Australian Curriculum Content Descriptions
ACMMG077, ACMMG084, ACMMG087, ACMMG088

NSW Mathematics K-10 Syllabus outcomes
MA2-7NA, MA2-9MG, MA2-10MG, MA2-15MG

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