Promoting Learning Access To Powerful Mathematics For A Knowledge-Based Era
English, Lyn D. (2002) Promoting Learning Access To Powerful Mathematics For A Knowledge-Based Era. In Edge, D. & Ban Har, Y. (Eds.) Mathematics Education for a Knowledge-based Era Volume 1. Association of Mathematics Educators, Singapore, pp. 100-107.
Abstract: This paper addresses the key questions of the conference theme. First, consideration is given to the forms of mathematical knowledge, tools, and communications that students need for success in the new millennium. Second, the question of how we can promote all students' access to these powerful mathematical constructs and conceptual tools is examined. The remaining part of the paper considers one approach to creating this learning access, namely, through implementing ends-in-view problems within the mathematics curriculum. These authentic problems present students with criteria for generating purposeful, complex, and multifaceted products that go beyond the given information. The mathematics embedded within these problems can be accessed at many different levels of sophistication, enabling every student to engage with core constructs.
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|Keywords:||ends, in, view, conceptual tools, constructions, problems, representational fluency|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy (130208)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2002 Association of Mathematics Educators|
|Deposited On:||17 Jun 2005|
|Last Modified:||03 Mar 2011 15:33|
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