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Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, v19 n1 p9-13 2014

Chris Brough and Nigel Calder share two scenarios in which students co-constructed their curriculum through generating their own problem solving and mathematical investigations. This article is a valuable exploration of the benefits of teachers working in partnership with their students.

Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Children, Mathematics Instruction, Student Centered Learning, Mathematics Skills, Problem Solving, Mathematics Activities, Inquiry, Relevance (Education), Participatory Research, Action Research, Mixed Methods Research, Integrated Curriculum, Mathematical Concepts, Geometry, Cooperative Learning, Teacher Role, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Students

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Author: Brough, Chris; Calder, Nigel

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=1508&id=EJ1093253







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