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From routine to rich: Developing an algebraic reasoning task for a middle/upper primary class
Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom
  • Courtney Bridge, University of Notre Dame Australia
  • Lorraine Day, University of Notre Dame Australia
  • Derek Hurrell, University of Notre Dame Australia
Year of Publication
2012
Abstract
The article presents the authors' insight on the development of an algebraic reasoning task in middle or upper primary classrooms. They highlight the journey made by pre-service teacher Courtney Bridge in developing a useful classroom task for students' engagement in mathematical reasoning. Furthermore, the author mention the use of closed text book questions in Bridge's teaching.
Keywords
  • Peer-reviewed
Disciplines
Citation Information
Courtney Bridge, Lorraine Day and Derek Hurrell. "From routine to rich: Developing an algebraic reasoning task for a middle/upper primary class" Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom Vol. 17 Iss. 4 (2012) ISSN: 1326-0286
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/derek-hurrell/6/