SOUTH AFRICAN & AFRICAN SITES
Michael de Villiers
AFRICAN INSTITUTE for MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES SCHOOLS ENRICHMENT CENTRE (AIMSSEC) aims at promoting & developing Mathematical Thinking, Problem Solving & Technology in the Teaching & Learning of Mathematics. http://aims.ac.za
AFRICAN MATHEMATICAL UNION: COMMISSION ON THE HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS IN AFRICA (AMUCHMA) – NEWSLETTER
AMESA CHALLENGE & MATHEMATICS WEEK at http://www.sun.ac.za/mathed/
ASSOCIATION FOR MATHEMATICS EDUCATION OF SOUTH AFRICA (AMESA) at http://www.sun.ac.za/mathed/AMESA/
The professional body for South African teachers of mathematics, mathematics educators and mathematicians. Has information on subscription, activities, conferences and publications.
CURRICULUM 2005 at:
http://education.pwv.gov.za (Click on DoE Sites and then on Curriculum).
Also visit http://www.saqa.org.za
EASTERN CAPE SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATH FORUM (ECSTEM) at http://www.ecstem.org.za
LIVING MATHS at http://www.livingmaths.com runs a yearly Mathletics Olympiad for learners from Grades 1-7, and provides other services.
MATHEMATICAL DIGEST at http://www.mth.uct.ac.za/~digest/
Aimed at mathematically talented SA school students and has stimulating, interesting articles.
MATHEMATICS LEARNING & TEACHING INITIATIVE (MALATI)
http://www.sun.ac.za/mathed/MALATI/ (Several papers, free curriculum materials, links & discussions)
MASTER MATHS at http://www.m2maths.com
Uses multi-media teaching via a computer-based programme and covers the South African Mathematics Curriculum.
NATIONAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY FORUM at http://www.nstf.org.za/
Encourages dissemination of information, resources, skills, etc. to promote science & technology.
THE MATHEMATICS WEB ASSOCIATION at http://www.easymaths.org
SHAPES AND SIZES at http://www.shapesandsizes.co.za supplies hands-on perspex materials for the Overhead Projector and Group Work.
SHOMA MATHEMATICS ON THE WEB at http://www.sun.ac.za/mathed/shoma/
Contains JavaSketchpad sketches, JavaGraphing, Excel spreadsheets, Teaching Notes, other applets, etc.
SOUTH AFRICAN AGENCY FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENT (SAASTA) at http://www.saasta.org.za/
Includes National Science Olympiad, Science Lens Photographic Competition, etc.
SOUTH AFRICAN MATHEMATICS OLYMPIAD (SAMO) at http://www.samf.ac.za/samo/
The premier mathematics competition in South Africa and neighbouring countries and consists of a Junior (Grades 8-9) and Senior (Grades 10-12) Competition. Includes past papers and many links around the world.
SASOL SCIFEST at http://www.scifest.org.za
Site of the Annual National Science Festival in Grahamstown.