Challenging tasks lead to productive struggle!

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Challenging mathematical tasks can be designed to allow students of all abilities to experience productive struggle. It is important for teachers to communicate with students that productive struggle is important and it is what mathematicians do.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)14-19
Number of pages6
JournalAustralian Primary Mathematics Classroom
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2018


  • challenging tasks
  • productive struggle
  • Mathematics
  • Primary school children
  • Engaging

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