Jacaranda Maths Quest

For the Australian Curriculum

The Jacaranda Maths Quest Australian Curriculum series has been completely refreshed with new content, deeper differentiation and even more innovative tools to enable every student to experience success – ensuring no student is left behind, and no student is held back.



Jacaranda learning experience

Every student is supported to progress from Simple and Complex Familiar contexts through to Complex Unfamiliar contexts and be able to show WHAT they know plus HOW to apply it.

Meaningful differentiation at every stage

Every student ability is catered for with access to videos for every lesson, simplified theory, differentiated question sets, interactivities, worked examples and more. Upgrade to the Supercourse for even more opportunities for remediation, extension and acceleration.

VC 7-10 Maths Accessible
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Unlock deep insights into performance

With learnON, Jacaranda’s immersive eBook, teachers can unlock deep insights into student and cohort performance.

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Learning analytics to support teaching

Learning is made more visible, with access to instant reports into student progress in formative and summative assessments including, mapping results against the cognitive verbs and results by assignment.

  • Series Features

    The latest editions include these key features:

    • New ‘Powering up for Year 7’ online, 6-week program that is designed to plug any gaps from earlier years
    • New teaching videos for every lesson that are flexible enough to be used for pre- and post-learning, flipped classrooms, class discussions, remediation and more!
    • New teachON section, with practical teaching advice including, learning intentions and 3 levels of differentiated teaching programs
    • New eWorkbook that allows teachers and students to download additional activities to support deeper learning
    • New questions match one-to-one in print and online to enable multi-modal classrooms. Fully worked solutions for every question demonstrate best practice and help prevent the creation of misconceptions
    • New simplified theory and explanations and pared back chapter
    • Even more embedded interactivities and videos to enable students to explore concepts and learn deeply
    • New differentiated question sets at 3 levels with immediate feedback in every lesson to enable students to challenge themselves at their own level
    • New learning intentions and success criteria for every subtopic, so students understand what they need learn and can give feedback on their own progress
    • New visual concepts maps at the end of each chapter to help summarise understanding
    • Worked examples in every lesson featuring the familiar THINK/WRITE columns provide exemplary solutions and explanations
    • New response analysis report, for deeper insights and comparisons

  • Formats

    Jacaranda provides a range of format options to allow teachers to teach their class their way.

    Print


    Printed textbook with free digital code inside

    Digital


    learnON is our immersive and flexible digital learning platform.

    iPad app


    Trusted Jacaranda content available online and offline through the iPad app

    PDF


    Downloadable PDFs available in the learnON platform

  • Authors

    James Smart

    James Smart graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Education and Science with a major in Pure Mathematics and is currently teaching both junior and senior mathematics at Alphington Grammar school. James has over ten years of experience teaching and tutoring mathematics to students of all ages in both VCE and IB and has written assessment materials for a number of organisations. His passion is creating engaging, relevant and enriching resources that help students connect mathematics in the classroom to the world around them.

    Geetha James

    Geetha James holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mathematics and Computing, and a Masters in Educational Leadership. She has taught Mathematics in Queensland, Western Australian and Victoria. Her teaching experiences also covers teaching the International Baccalaureate MYP and Diploma programs, and the International General Certificate of Secondary Education: Additional Mathematics curriculum. She has led Mathematics Department in Perth and is now the Head of Mathematics at Methodist Ladies’ College. She has had wide-range of experience in developing resources that develops confidence, engagement and sense of accomplishment in students.

    Caitlin Mahony

    Caitlin is a Mathematics and Physics teacher currently based in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. Beginning her teaching career in 2014 as an associate in the Teach For Australia program, she has since been involved in the creation and development of several learning resources. Before teaching, Caitlin completed studies at The University of Melbourne and worked as a Science and Mathematics communicator, travelling to schools throughout Western Australia. Caitlin believes in creating resources that connect maths to the real world and include explanations using student-friendly language and diagrams.

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    Catherine Smith

    Catherine Smith is a Queensland based mathematics teacher with over 20-years-experience. The majority of her teaching experience has been at St. Paul’s School in Brisbane, where she also held a number of leadership positions in both curriculum and pedagogy. Catherine is a gifted mathematician and teacher, having been awarded the George Edward Curphy Prize in Mathematics and University Medal for Science, and two masters degrees — in Education and Number theory. Catherine has undergone QCAA training for both the Mathematics C course and the new 2019 Specialist Mathematics curriculum and assessment. Catherine has been a lead author for several successful Jacaranda Maths Quest series across junior and senior titles for Queensland, Victoria and the Australian curriculum.

  • Accreditation

    Jacaranda is an CCIQ Business Ready QAssure accredited supplier.

  • Offers and complementary products

     

    Jacaranda Maths Quest Supercourse

    The Jacaranda Maths Quest Supercourse enables you and your students access to all the content from Years 7, 8, 9 and 10, removing barriers to access, promoting flexibility and providing year-on-year insights into student progress.

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    Jacaranda Bundle Offers

    Get Jacaranda Maths Quest AC as part of the Jacaranda Digital Bundle (digital-only) or the Jacaranda Value Bundle (print with digital). These bundles provide trusted, high quality resources, at one low price to meet the unique needs of every Australian school.

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    Jacaranda assessON

    assessON is Jacaranda’s online assessment tool for Years 7-10. This tool makes it easy to evaluate and track Mathematics students’ readiness for learning, their progress as they learn, and their levels of achievement.

    DISCOVER JACARANDA ASSESSON

Background

Maths teachers need greater flexibility and ongoing insights into progress

We are excited to announce the new Jacaranda Maths Quest Supercourse. The Supercourse enables teachers and students access to all the content from Years 7, 8, 9 and 10, removing barriers to access, promoting flexibility and providing year-on-year insights into student progress.​

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Jacaranda Maths Quest AC series

The Jacaranda Maths Quest AC series is available in a print with digital (learnON) or digital-only format to allow teacher to teach their class, their way. For digital customers, use your resource both online and offline with downloadable PDFs and the iPad app.

How to use Maths Quest for...

Digital learning

Let Shirly Griffith, Director of Publishing, show you how Maths Quest in learnON can give you insights into student progress, identify learning gaps, support learning through engaging multimedia and make learning more accessible and visible.

Differentiation

In any given maths classroom, there are many levels of abilities. This downloadable guide is full of ideas and tips for differentiating using Maths Quest.

What are teachers saying about the Jacaranda Maths Quest series?


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    “Great resources with excellent support materials for students and teachers. ”

    MELISSA ROUSSOS
    Head of Department, Coorparoo Secondary College

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    “We are using Jacaranda as we believe it is one of the best series on the market. ”

    DOUG GRAHAM
    Curriculum Coordinator, Mackay Christian College