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ERIC Number: EJ988387
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Mar
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 3
ISSN: ISSN-0025-5785
On Learning to Teach... and Teaching to Learn
Ollerton, Mike
Mathematics Teaching, n227 p10-11 Mar 2012
There are, it seems, few instances when "unintended consequences" are regarded as having a positive and beneficial effect. Here a well-used activity takes on a "life of its own" as a result of the enthusiasm of the learners. The outcome provides insights for all those involved, including the "teacher". Maybe it is possible to become "too comfortable" with a familiar, and well received, task or activity?
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom