Mathematics for Teaching Tag: teaching with conceptual understanding

Tag: teaching with conceptual understanding

Five task ‘types’ that create opportunities for conceptual understanding

In his paper The Design of Multiple Representation Tasks To Foster Conceptual Development, Professor Malcolm Swan of University of Nottingham presented five types of tasks  that foster conceptual understanding of mathematical concepts. This was developed through their work with teachers. This classification of tasks is a very good framework to use in designing instruction. I…

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