Wellington Mathematics & Statistics Teacher Day programme

9:00am – 9:20am Registration, Coffee
9:20am – 9:30am Welcome – Peter Donelan (HoS, School of Mathematics, Statistics & Operations Research, VUW)
Opening – Mike Wilson (PVC Science, VUW)
9:30am – 9:50am College to University Transition – what are the issues?
Cushla Thomson, Onslow College
9:50am – 10:20am Differentiation (3.6) & Integration (3.7)
Coline Diver, Paraparaumu College
Mark McGuinness, Victoria University of Wellington
10:20am – 10:50am Inference (3.10) & Experimental design (3.11)
Frances Hinchcliffe, Wellington Girls' College
Ivy Liu, Victoria University of Wellington
10:50am – 11:10am Tea break
11:10am – 11:30am Linear programming (3.2 ) & Critical path analysis (3.4)
Peter McClymont, Wellington Girls' College
Rachel Hunt, Victoria University of Wellington
11:30am– 12:00pm Complex numbers (3.5) & Simultaneous equations (3.15)
Frank Kane, Onslow College
Dillon Mayhew, Victoria University of Wellington
12:00pm – 12:30pm Bivariate measurement data (3.9) & Evaluate statistically based reports (3.12)
Cushla Thomson, Onslow College
Richard Arnold, Victoria University of Wellington
12:30pm – 1:20pm Lunch break
1:20pm – 1:50pm Geometry of conic sections (3.1) & Trigonometric methods (3.3)
Richard Catterall, Hutt International Boys’ School
Steven Archer, Victoria University of Wellington
1:50pm – 2:20pm Probability concepts (3.13) & Probability distributions (3.14)
Margaret Priest, Wellington Girls' College
Nokuthaba Sibanda, Victoria University of Wellington
2:20pm – 2:40pm General discussion session
2:40pm – 2:50pm Closing statements:
Bruce Welsh, Wellington Maths Association
Margaret Priest, Wellington Girls' College