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Challenging Mathematical Tasks: Unlocking the potential of all students

Challenging Mathematical Tasks: Unlocking the potential of all students (Paperback, Contains 1 Paperback / softback)

By Sullivan, Peter

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Challenging Mathematical Tasks supports the idea that students learn best when they work on problems that they do not yet know how to solve. Peter Sullivan's research shows that many students do not fear challenges in mathematics, but welcome them. And rather than having teachers... read full description below.

ISBN 9780190303808
Barcode 9780190303808
Published 29 August 2017 by Oxford University Press (S2)
Format Paperback, Contains 1 Paperback / softback
Series Miscellanous Primary Maths
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ISBN-13 9780190303808
ISBN-10 0190303808
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
Imprint Oxford University Press
Publication Date 29 August 2017
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, Contains 1 Paperback / softback
Contains Contains 1 Paperback / softback
Author(s) By Sullivan, Peter
Series Miscellanous Primary Maths
Category Mathematics
Australian
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Width: 211mm
Height: 276mm
Spine: 7mm
Weight 468g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Mathematics - Study and teaching - Methodology
NBS Text School Textbooks & Study Guides: Maths, Science & Technical
ONIX Text Primary and secondary/elementary and high school
Dewey Code 510.71
Catalogue Code 920127

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Challenging Mathematical Tasks supports the idea that students learn best when they work on problems that they do not yet know how to solve. Peter Sullivan's research shows that many students do not fear challenges in mathematics, but welcome them. And rather than having teachers instruct them, these students prefer to work out solutions for themselves.Challenging Mathematical Tasks:includes activities that allow for sustained thinking, decision-making and risk-taking by the studentsfeatures a 'Learning Focus', 'Key Mathematical Language', 'Pedagogical Considerations', 'Enabling and Extending Prompts' for each task, plus 'Supplementary Tasks' and 'Possible Solutions'is written by a well-established expert in the field of teaching and learning mathematicsfollows a set structure to help students approach and work through the tasks.

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