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“Engaging for all participants.”

“Creative, engaging and fun! J

“Loved the activities.”

“Interactive, engaging! Even got teachers focused!”

“Showing staff maths can be fun.”

“Fantastic idea for teachers to enter the mind of a student again.”


Teachers from Manly Vale Public School



“An excellent problem solving workshop to inspire the staff. A great follow up to the student workshop.”

Lisa Phillips AP MVPS



The best thing about the Professional Learning session was:


  • The interactive challenges and the equipment.
  • Modelling of the Singapore method – very useful
  • Different questions/ collaboratively working with a teacher that I do not normally work with.
  • The relay – working at different questions. Very interactive.
  • Collaborative learning
  • Engaging and relevant content.
  • Idea of using mathematical packs (hands on materials) for enjoyable learning.
  • Beating everyone
  • Relay – hands on
  • Tangram (3)
  • Competition
  • Letting teachers experiment with problem solving using concrete materials.
  • Showing the staff fun and easy problem solving … and winning!
  • Using hands on activities
  • The stamping, racing other teams
  • Hands-on activities and containers with equipment in them.
  • Interactive – hands on, Problem solving ideas, resources
  • When we had to work things out
  • Having the chance to work with the materials.
  • Being challenged. Having time to discuss problem solving.
  • Great, creative activities. Very engaging. Experimenting with problem solving.


Teachers from Manly Vale Public School