Ernest Duncan

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:

  1.  an effective sequence or resource for teaching mathematics in primary or secondary school classes;
  2. a device for teaching some aspects of mathematics
  3. a television, video, audio-visual or other communication programme on or for teaching mathematics;
  4. 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.

The Secretary
NZAMT
Box 26-582
Epsom
Auckland
fax (09) 816 9422

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2016 Ernest Duncan Winners

Winner Contributiuon
 Subash Chandar K  Youtube clips on L1 Algebra and L3 Calculus
 Jake Wills  Maths NZ/NZ Grapher and additions to website
 Kathryn O’Reilly-Dodd  Research Paper - “Mathematically speaking: Using mathematics-specific language to improve students mathematical ability”
Anzar Chida Resources for teaching Yr 9/10 (itunesU)

2015 Ernest Duncan Winners

Congratulations to the 2015 NZAMT Ernest Duncan Award Winners

Winner Contribution
Ricky Pedersen Creation of a critical thinking booklet.
Ro Bairstow

Creation of the website www.bestmaths.net

Louis Heap Created a collection of resources for both the school and the home environments. Basic facts rocket.
Jeremy Brocklehurst Development the acronym OSEM as a tool to assist mathematics students in their preparation for NCEA assessments.

The Ernest Duncan Award for Teaching Mathematics 2015

This award is of monetary value and available to teachers at any New Zealand school within the meaning of the Education Act.  The award is made in recognition of an individual’s outstanding contribution to the classroom teaching of mathematics.  The general (but not exclusive) criteria for selection are:

  1. an effective sequence or resource for teaching mathematics in primary or secondary school classes
  2. a device for teaching some aspects of mathematics
  3. a television, video, audio-visual or other communication programme on or for teaching mathematics
  4. a paper proposing or examining a method of teaching mathematics

Teachers are encouraged to apply by requesting a form from the NZAMT secretary, Francis Leslie-Ellis (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or downloading from the NZAMT website:

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Applicants must indicate their contribution to the classroom teaching for mathematics and provide evidence of fulfilling the criteria.  

All nominations and applications must be with NZAMT by Friday September 25th 2015.