Mathematics for Teaching Tag: curriculum and instruction

Tag: curriculum and instruction

Teachers, principals, DepEd, this one’s for you

I got this comment from my post Curriculum change and understanding by design: what are they solving? It’s from a student with very legitimate complain, concern, and challenge. Sometimes we are so focussed on finishing the syllabus, following curriculum requirements that we forget what it’s  doing to our learners. As a student, I don’t like the…

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What is mathematical literacy?

Defining mathematical literacy The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) of the OECD describes mathematical literacy as: “an individual’s capacity to identify and understand the role that mathematics plays in the world, to make well-founded judgments and to use and engage with mathematics in ways that meet the needs of that individual’s life as a constructive, concerned and reflective citizen” (OECD,1999)….

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