Saturday 1 September
1pm - 1:45pm
FOR THE LOVE OF MATHEMATICAL THINKING: CHALLENGING & ENGAGING STUDENTS IN THE CLASSROOM
Speakers: Ellen Corovic and Helen Haralambous
Mathematics Education Consultants, The Mathematical Association of Victoria
During this session, Helen and Ellen will lead participants through a handful of their favourite rich and challenging tasks from a collection of their recommended sources. Discussions around the importance of building connections between mathematical ideas, how to enhance student mathematical thinking and the merits of using meaningful and authentic tasks will be explored. Helen and Ellen will get you engaged in tasks so be prepared to test and justify your thinking! Suitable for teachers of K – 10.