Mathematics at Oak Park Primary
The main focus at Oak Park Primary in Mathematics is to have our students become Mathematical thinkers and to understand that mathematics is part of their daily life.
The main features of Mathematical teaching include the following:
Professional Development of Mathematics
Teachers keep abreast with new mathematical initiatives through professional development, mentoring colleagues, attending network meetings, professional readings and mathematical coaching. We have a mathematics consultant who coachs our teachers throughout the year to improve our knowledge of mathematics.
We use a variety of assessment tools to assist us to understand where each student is at along the Mathematics
Continuum. Students from Foundation to Year 6 are monitored and assessed against the AusVELS indicators. Teachers use a range of formal resources such as: