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4 Steps to Mathematical Learning Through Rigorous Tasks

Helping students remember mathematical formulas or strategies is often skill-based and filled with a variety of “tricks” and mnemonic devices. But it’s not for everyone.

This approach may work for the mathematically proficient student for whom such concepts come easily. However, for students who are turned off by the prospect of teacher discourse or have difficulty engaging in learning a concept that seems completely irrelevant to their world, this instructional model is simply ineffective.

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  • Key steps to build a teacher-structured and student-centered classroom
  • How to engage students in challenging, relevant tasks
  • Using primary-source analysis to brainstorm student dialogue

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