Manaiakalani - Maths across high schools

Nau mai haere mai, welcome to the Manaiakalani online resource hub for teachers of Maths.

Next term's Department Discussion will be held on Tuesday October 25th at 3:30. If you're a teacher interested in high school maths, we'd love you to join us. This is an opportunity to network with specialist subject teachers across the country, to collaborate and share best practice.

Click here to register and you will be sent an invite to our Google Meet event.

Upcoming Meeting Dates

  • Wednesday, Oct 26,

Click here to register

If you missed any of our previous Maths Department Discussion meetings, the recordings and slides are available below,

Maths - Department Discussions (2022-05-11 20:31 GMT-7)
CREATE - Maths - Manaiakalani Secondary School Department Discussions
Maths - Department Discussions (2022-02-16 18:31 GMT-8)
Maths - Manaiakalani Secondary School Department Discussions
Department Discussions with Maths (2021-09-07 at 20:34 GMT-7)
Secondary School Department Discussions with Maths

Teacher blogs for inspiration

Student blog posts for maths


Bivariate Data and Vitruvian man - Maths

  • Rusiate @ Hornby High School


Height and Arm span

  • Zion @ Hornby High School


Bivariate Data Conclusion

  • Cole @ Hornby High School


Do we have the perfect body proportions

  • Adelaide @ Hornby High School


Numeracy - Making 3D Shapes and Nets

  • Amelia @ Tamaki College


What is Algebra?

  • Ocean @ Bay of Islands college


Analysis PEEL Structure

  • ILaisa’ane@Tamaki College


Math is probably a fun subject

  • Lauren @ Hornby High School

Maths Class Sites

Quick Links for NCEA and Numeracy changes

Ministry of Education site link for information about changes to Numeracy

NCEA Mathematics and Statistics

New Level 1 standards

If you're looking for further understanding about the changes to new Level 1 Standards, Mina Voigt, the Head of Maths at Bay of Islands College, recommended Liz Sneddon's site.

Manipulatives and pedagogy

A huge thank you to all the teachers across Manaiakalani schools who have taken the time to share resources and ideas.

The University of Colorado provides teaching simulations on a wide range of maths and science topics. They are a great way to enhance student engagement and understanding. The simulations can be easily embedded into a class site using the html code. Click here to find out more. There is also an extensive professional community for teachers on the site

Skills based apps

A huge thank you to all the teachers across Manaiakalani schools who have taken the time to share resources and ideas.

Maths teachers from 13 Manaiakalani high schools came together on Wednesday 8th September to network and discuss ideas. This first meeting was an opportunity to meet each other and understand what is happening in maths classes around the country. View the slide deck to see the schools where our teachers work and their approach within their maths classes. If you would like to participate in the next Department Discussion for maths, register here.

Digital Maths Tools, compiled by Marie Hirst