Student Activities

MAT aims to support teachers in their teaching of mathematics by providing a combination of engaging and challenging mathematics activities for students. In addition to National maths day, and National literacy and numeracy week, MAT conducts a number of student activities unique to Tasmania.

MAT Mathematics Relays

MAT Problem Solving Competition

MAT Poster Competition

ML Urquhart Mathematics Competition

National Mathematics Summer School (NMSS)

Solving Problems with Maths! (Student Workshops)

Professional Learning

Professional Learning 2021

18th February - Six key practices for orchestrating mathematical discussions with Dr Louise Hodgson - Years K - 10

3rd March - Fractions: Applying partitioning creatively to assess understanding with Paul Tabart - Years 5 - 7

4th March - Understanding fraction notation with Bruce Duncan - Years 5 - 8

10th March - Closed to open: Transforming tasks with Dr Louise Hodgson - Years K - 10

11th March - Life, death and chaos with sequences with Brett Stephenson - Years 10A - 12

17th March - Integrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives in Maths with Todd Sculthorpe - Years 4 - 6

Classroom Tasks

Classroom tasks from previous years' National Mathematics Day are available here for you to use in your classroom and there are several great websites with classroom resources listed under our Links page.