The displays would be set up in a convenient area, such as a hall, library, double classroom, multi-purpose room, etc.
Approx. 90 minutes for Upper Primary and Lower Secondary Approx. 70 minutes for Lower Primary
Normally each session requires a minimum of 50 students and a maximum of 70 students and a minimum of 2 sessions a day. Session times & student numbers are flexible
Australian prices are from $5.50 to $6.00 + GST per student depending on location.
New Zealand prices are from $5.00 per student + GST depending on location.
There are seventeen large, colourful displays in each session, with corresponding worksheets for the students, and an eight page booklet for the teachers, with answers and follow-on information.
There are activities belonging to the strands of: number, space, measurement, chance and data and logical thinking and sequencing.
All activities meet the national curriculum requirements.
The instructions and questions on the displays make each session a guided discovery lesson, where the students solve a variety of problems, discover number patterns, identify geometric properties, think logically and apply mathematics to the physical world.
By giving students this experience, they have an opportunity to acquire a variety of different skills and strategies needed for problem solving.
Students have the time and freedom to pursue their own paths in trying to solve the problems.
Motivation is very important. WORLD OF MATHS is an enjoyable and attractive situation which encourages the students to think.
The students can experience mathematics related to practical and real-life situations.
It helps develops skills necessary to work in small groups as an effective way of learning mathematics.
It allows the students to interact, which will boost their confidence.
It promotes positive attitudes towards mathematics.