Information about the Award, Recipients of the Award, Resources created by the recipients
The New Zealand Association of Mathematics Teachers (NZAMT) is pleased to call for applications for this award, in accordance with the Trust Deed. The awards are of monetary value and available to teachers at any New Zealand school within the meaning of the Education Act. The awards are made in recognition of an individual’s outstanding contribution to the classroom teaching of mathematics.
The general (but not exclusive) criteria for selection are:
- an effective sequence or resource for teaching mathematics in primary or secondary school classes;
- a device for teaching some aspects of mathematics
- a television, video, audio-visual or other communication programme on or for teaching mathematics;
- a paper proposing or examining a method of teaching mathematics.
Applicants must indicate their contribution to the classroom teaching for mathematics and provide evidence of fulfilling the criteria.
2019 Ernest Duncan Award Winners
2018 Ernest Duncan Award Winners
Digital activities for teaching maths (Desmos)
2017 Ernest Duncan Award Winners
Report on the teaching of Mathematics in the first year of Primary Schooling - Increasing Curiosity
Creator of www.mathscentre.co.nz
Research Paper on the use of rich tasks in the mathematics classroom
Thesis: Students attitudes towards learning mathematics - impact of teaching in a sporting context
Creating videos and workbooks for Year 11, 12 and 13, mostly in statistics
2016 Ernest Duncan Award Winners
Subash Chandar K
Youtube clips on L1 Algebra and L3 Calculus
Resources for teaching Yr 9/10 (itunesU)
Research Paper - “Mathematically speaking: Using mathematics-specific language to improve students mathematical ability”
Maths NZ/NZ Grapher and additions to website