THE PRIMARY MATHEMATICS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA

PROFESSIONALS ASSOCIATE!

Every child, every learner deserves the right to learn with professionals who are at the top of their game, who are connected to their professional network and who are constantly learning as part of their evidence-informed approach to learning.

Are you associating?

How are we together making the mathematics heritage of our First Nations People visible for every learner today?

How are you ensuring every indigenous learner in your care sees themselves as a powerful mathematician?

We have the power to make a difference for this generation of indigenous learners – let’s take responsibility for making it happen!

We are over the hump and on the downward run!

Hang in…COVID, the flu and Mid-year Reporting are continuing to provide you with challenges – be kind to yourself, be present for your learners….

EVERYTHING ELSE CAN WAIT!

Learning for you – Becoming a more powerful mathematics educator in 2022

Well Term 2 is passing by quickly and with the COVID turmoil continuing to make taking care of your PERSONAL SELF

your major focus. Some educators are finding some space for themselves by also thinking about nurturing their

PROFESSIONAL SELVES!

If this is you, and you have the headspace we are here to help you reconnect as a professional and to help you

recharge your education mojo by learning and associating with other colleagues.

  • R-6 educators are focused right now on getting their mid-year reports ready – if you want some support around appropriate comments that match what the Standards are saying children should know, do and understand at each year level – then check out the Reporting resources (shared at our recent Reporting PL Session)

  • Preschool educators – come and have a chat about “tracking and monitoring” your learners mathematical journey. Details below…

Learning resources to support you...

Preschool Educators

Preschool educators – so how is Term 2 going? Is your PQIP focus up and running? How are you going creating an environment that meets your responsibility to be provoking all four indicators and the Learning Processes?  Remember to check out the PMA Preschool resources Pages for lots of ideas on how to provoke and explore mathematics and numeracy in your learning environment.

Lost your password, email our office on primarymaths@bigpond.com

https://www.primarymathematicssa.com/pma-resources-preschool

R-6 Educators – so where have you headed now?

Lots of educators are exploring Geometry and Measurement this term – make sure you check out all the resources to assist you on our PMA Members R-6 Resource page.

If you have lost your members password, please email our office

https://www.primarymathematicssa.com/pma-resources-r6

Congratulations to our 2021 World Teachers Day, Curriculum Leadership Awardee -
Gail Powers. Prospect North Primary School

TERM 2 LEARNING – PUT THESE DATES IN YOUR DIARY NOW…

Getting Number Sorted in R-4, 

Monday 20th June, 8.45am - 3.30pm EDC

PMA Members MathsMeets - next Sessions

Holiday Coffee Meets - Coffee's on us!

Preschool MathsMeet - Wednesday 20th July, 3.30pm - 5.00pm

JP/3-6 MathsMeet - Thursday 21st July, 3.30pm - 5.00pm

 

IMPORTANT 2022 DATES – DON’T MISS OUT!

 

Celebrating Numeracy in the Preschool Setting – Friday 9th September, 2022 STATEWIDE CONFERENCE

Driving Mathematics Improvement in R-6 – Friday 5th August, 2022

STATEWIDE CONFERENCE


Exploring Data in Preschool 
Wednesday 15th June, 2022, 7pm - 8pm, ONLINE

PMA MEMBER LEARNING COMMUNITY – REMEMBER YOU CAN ACCESS 1:1 OR TEAM MENTORING THROUGH OUR CONSULTANCY SERVICE.

CHECK OUT THE DETAILS AT ….

https://www.primarymathematicssa.com/mentoring-sessions

PMA MathsSA Community members –

Are you thinking about your 2022 professional learning programme?

Why not become a PL Host in 2022 and take advantage of having

some on-site PL at no charge?

Check out the info here https://www.primarymathematicssa.com/news-and-feedback

and then email us at primarymathsPD@bigpond.com

Will your site be part of the 2022 PMA Birth to Year 6 Powerful Learners Mathematics and Numeracy Challenge?

Want to know how to get started?

Then join our FREE learning conversations Online via Zoom

PRESCHOOL : Saturday 11th June 2022, 9.00am - 10.00am 

R-6: Saturday 11th June 2022, 10.00am - 11.00am

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"JOIN OUR LEARNING COMMUNITY NOW"

“Associate and build your learning community"

Check out all the details https://edsagateway.com.au/members/pma/login/

 

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Professional Learning Calendar

World Teachers Day Awards -

Celebrating excellence in the learning and teaching of mathematics!

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Congrats to our 2020 World Teachers Day Curriculum Leadership Award Winner - Cassia Konistis

Congrats to our two 2019 Early Career Maths Educator Award winners - Laura Toland and Andy Thomas from Northfield PS.

Congrats to our very own Mike Chartres, winner of the 2019 World Teachers Day TRB Mentoring Award!

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