Dilemmas in suggesting mathematics representations to students

Peter Sullivan, Janette Bobis, Ann Downton, Sally Hughes, Sharyn Livy, Melody McCormick, James Russo

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Abstract

The authors describe a mathematics lesson designed to allow students to use their own thinking to solve elapsed time problems. Their approach emphasises student-centred structured inquiry, and follows a ‘Launch, Explore and Summarise’ format.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)36-40
Number of pages5
JournalAustralian Primary Mathematics Classroom
Volume24
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Keywords

  • mathematics education
  • primary education
  • representation
  • time
  • Inquiry-based Learning
  • challenging tasks
  • problem solving

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Dilemmas in suggesting mathematics representations to students. / Sullivan, Peter; Bobis, Janette; Downton, Ann; Hughes, Sally; Livy, Sharyn; McCormick, Melody; Russo, James.

In: Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, Vol. 24, No. 4, 2019, p. 36-40.

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