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ERIC Number: EJ1040888
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jun
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 23
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1033-2170
Exploring Teachers' Use of, and Students' Reactions to, Challenging Mathematics Tasks
Sullivan, Peter; Mornane, Angela
Mathematics Education Research Journal, v26 n2 p193-213 Jun 2014
This is the report of an investigation in partnership with a team of junior secondary classroom teachers of the potential of posing more challenging tasks to their students. A range of data sources are used to represent the experience of teachers and students in a unit of work that incorporated a range of challenging tasks. Students learned the intended mathematics and they reacted positively to the challenges. The teachers identified both opportunities and constraints in such teaching, especially those related to changes to their pedagogies and assessment of student work.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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