Student agency, inquiry, mathematics, visual arts and escalating enthusiasm converge for a student created sequence of learning experiences, illustrating connections made and providing demonstrations of authentic learning. It started with an idea of students exploring the depth and diversity of places where mathematics is utilised in our world… I am teaching a class this year […]
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Integrating approaches to learning development in mathematics class
This article shares how the approaches to learning can be integrated into mathematics through a shift in focus from pure concept teaching to the process of learning and integrating skill development. Regardless of level of proficiency in mathematics, every student enjoys and learns from the activity.
Igloo inquiry goes beyond mathematics
This article illustrates how a year 5 class built an igloo out of milk cartons while working on area and perimeter. When the roof collapsed, great learning occurred by not only discussing resilience, but also exploring how to rebuild the model.
Using an integrated mathematics unit to design learning spaces
In this article you will read how a Primary Years Programme school in China used the mathematics scope and sequence to help organize their learning spaces.
Mathematics is creative
This article illustrates a short inquiry into number patterns in kindergarten.
Inquiry in mathematics
This article focuses on how a fundamental mathematics concept can be learned in an enjoyable manner, through the celebration of Pi Day, thus, reinforcing the conceptual understanding and making real life connections.