Posts for June 2015

New YDM Lesson Plans

In collaboration with the Queensland Department of Education and Training, the YuMi Deadly Centre is developing new teacher resources for Prep (Foundation) to Year 9 to support aspects of the Australian Curriculum content descriptors and cross-curriculum priorities (in particular, embedding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories…

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Calls to lift basic numeracy skills for students with disabilities

Australian children with disabilities who leave school without basic numeracy skills may face a difficult future and struggle to gain employment. QUT’s YuMi Deadly Maths program was designed to lift standards of numeracy and has been adapted for use in 12 Education Queensland special schools. Early results from the program have seen high…

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Maths program to help Queensland children with a disability gain employment

A Queensland special school is shaking up how to teach mathematics in a bid to reverse poor rates of employment for people with disabilities. Goodna Special School is one of 12 special schools running the YuMi Deadly Maths program developed by the YuMi Deadly Centre and modified for students with disabilities. The YuMi Deadly Maths…

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