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ERIC Number: EJ972357
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Sep
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0025-5785
Was There Ever Any Point to the Three-Part Lesson?
Hibbs, John
Mathematics Teaching, n219 p26-27 Sep 2010
In a vain attempt to breathe new life into his blog (NCETM: MacMaths) the author has reproduced in this article his most popular attempt in which he talks about three-part lessons. He has nothing against three-part lessons, only their indiscriminate use, and the link that is often made to sharing learning objectives. That a lesson has a start, middle and end is an old idea. Old ideas are not necessarily bad ideas--and this is a good idea--but the notion that all lessons should be straitjacketed into three-parts, the author contends, is bad.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom