Teaching mathematics in primary schools with challenging tasks: The big (not so) friendly giant

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The use of enabling and extending prompts allows tasks to be both accessible and challenging within a classroom. This article provides an example of how to use enabling and extending prompts effectively when employing a challenging task in Year 2.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8-15
Number of pages8
JournalAustralian Primary Mathematics Classroom
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2016


  • Primary mathematics education

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