YDC Sharing Summit

Keynote session Mundanara Bayles at YDC Sharing Summit 2018
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Sharing Summit reflections

The eighth annual YDC Sharing Summit on 29–30 October was a wonderful two days of informative and inspiring presentations from schools involved in YDC research projects across Australia. The summit opened with a heartfelt Welcome to Country from Uncle Sam Watson, who spoke of his family connections and blood ties to the traditional…

Staff of Poonindie Community Learning Centre visit Kingston State School
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“Maths is everywhere”: South Australian schools complete YDM training

Schools from Port Lincoln and Adelaide recently completed their two-year YuMi Deadly Maths training as part of the PRIME Futures program and have been generating some media coverage that we would like to share. The fifth and final professional development workshops for Clusters 5 and 6 in South Australia were held in September. Teachers…

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Catch that worm! Early bird closing soon

The closing date is fast approaching for two not-to-be-missed opportunities: early bird registration for the YDC Sharing Summit, and applications for the 2018 Indigenous STEM Awards. Both close on Friday 28 September. This year’s Sharing Summit is shaping up to be our best yet. Not only will you experience the insights of our two…

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YDC Sharing Summit 2018: Keynote speakers announced

Start getting excited because we have two amazing keynote speakers to educate, entertain and inspire you at the Sharing Summit: Mundanara Bayles and Scott Gorringe. Mundanara Bayles, Managing Director, the BlackCard Mundanara’s cultural heritage is connected to the Wonnarua and Bunjalung people on her mother’s side and the Birri-Gubba…

YDC Sharing Summit 2017
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YDC Sharing Summit 2018: Registrations now open

Have you been to a YDC Sharing Summit? Have you perhaps presented at one or would you like to? Now is the time to start putting your plans into action. Join us at the eighth annual YDC Sharing Summit on 29 and 30 October 2018 to explore how to develop and sustain excellence in mathematics pedagogy and delivery through YuMi Deadly Maths…

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New YDC website, blog and more!

We are pleased to announce that the YuMi Deadly Centre website has been revamped and updated. The new website includes this YDC blog where you will find regular news updates. All the free resources from the old website, including the YuMi Deadly Maths Teacher Resources (lesson plans) are available for you to download from the Resources

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2017 Highlights

In 2017 the YuMi Deadly Centre partnered with 85 schools in projects to provide YuMi Deadly Maths training to more than 300 teachers. We delivered 68 days of teacher professional development and 86 days of school visits in Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia. Phew! Highlights and key research findings from 2017…

Teachers discuss the criteria they used to sort items into categories during one of the Sharing Summit presentations
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YDC Sharing Summit reflections and feedback

At the end of October, 50 educators travelled from as far afield as Port Lincoln, South Australia, to join the YDC team for the seventh annual YDC Sharing Summit at QUT Kelvin Grove in sunny Brisbane (or ‘Paradise’ as one participant wrote on the feedback form). Attendees enjoyed a wonderful variety of presentations (choosing from 16 in…

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YDC Sharing Summit 2016: Highlights

The sixth annual YDC Sharing Summit, ‘Connect, Reflect, Recharge!’, was held on 24-25 October at QUT Kelvin Grove campus. This year’s program featured a keynote presentation from Dr Chris Matthews, Chair of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait lslander Mathematics Alliance, who told the story of the Goompi Model (also known as the RAMR…

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YDC Sharing Summit 2015: Highlights

The fifth annual YDC Sharing Summit, ‘Diversity within YuMi Deadly Maths’, explored how YuMi Deadly Maths develops numeracy and mathematics understanding while catering for diversity and was held on 26–27 October at the Kelvin Grove campus. This year’s program featured three informative keynotes: Beth Tailby from DET South East Region…