Author Archives: mattmillar82

How the “Area of a Triangle” changed the way I taught Maths

Thinking back to my schooling experience Primary School through to High School I was always “good at maths” as I was told by peers, teachers and family.  I was quick with number facts, could recall any times table up to … Continue reading

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A day with Dan Meyer

You know when someone recommends a movie, you watch it and then walk out thinking there’s 90 minutes of my life I will never get back? Definitely not the case in Adelaide when Dan Meyer presented in Adelaide on the … Continue reading

Posted in August 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Numeracy Zombies…. Bringing them back to life

“There are some dead statements that keep coming back” (@pkcc1 on Twitter) These are the numeracy zombies, statements which many will argue should be dead and buried but keep coming back to life and can be extremely difficult for many … Continue reading

Posted in July 2014 | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

How the Zen Master helped me be a better Maths coach

Who is the Zen Master and what does he have to do with maths coaching? Phil Jackson, one of the most successful coaches in NBA history with an impressive resume! Does he teach maths? No! But there are some strong … Continue reading

Posted in July 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Dieting for maths teaching!

“The 12 Week Maths Teaching Transformation” – makeover your maths teaching. Feel great and teach better in just 1 term! Ok so this is not the type of thing gaining 50,000 likes on Facebook or making hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading

Posted in June 2014 | Tagged , , , , | 14 Comments