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Three-Act Math Tasks, Common Core Mathematics Standards, Teacher Pedagogy, Teacher Education, STEM Education, Elementary Mathematics, Middle School Mathematics, High School Mathematics, Problem Solving


Mathematicians view mathematics within interesting and natural contexts. In this session, participants will engage and explore Three-Act Math Tasks; a story-telling pedagogical strategy that elicits student curiosity, collaboration, and questioning while redefining the term “real-world context” and the role that students play in the learning process. Resources will be provided

Context is Critical- Three-Act Math Tasks.pdf (2459 kB)
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Available for download on Wednesday, December 05, 2018