Tag Archives: mathematical tasks

Christmas GeoGebra Applet

Here’s wishing you the choicest blessings of the season. The applet was adapted from the work of Wengler published in GeoGebra Tube. Being an incurable math teacher and blogger I can’t help not to turn this unsuspecting christmas geogebra applet into a mathematical task. Observe the candles. 1. When is the next candle lighted? 2. On… Read More »

Conference on Assessing Learning

The conference is open to high school mathematics and science teachers, department heads and coordinators, supervisors, tertiary and graduate students and lecturers, researchers, and curriculum developers in science and mathematics. Plenary Topics and Speakers 1. The Relationship between Classroom Tasks, Students’ Engagement, and Assessing Learning by Dr. Peter Sullivan 2. Assessment for Learning: Practice, Pupils… Read More »

Exercises, Problems, and Math Investigations

The quality of mathematics students learn depends on the mathematical tasks or activities we let our students engage in. Mathematical activities/tasks can be categorized into three types: exercises, problem solving, and math investigations. Standard exercises These are activities with clearly defined procedure/strategy and goal. Standard exercises are used for mastery of a newly learned skill… Read More »

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