This paper outlines a seven step process for developing problem-solving tasks informed by cognitive load theory. Through an example of a task developed for Year 2 students, we show how this approach can be used to produce challenging mathematical tasks that aim to optimise cognitive load for each student.
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|
- Mathematics Education
- Primary Education
- Cognitive load
- Task design