Nine Points on Rich Math TasksJune 21, 2018
I recently submitted an article on getting the most out of rich math tasks to Vector, the journal of the BC Association of Math Teachers. I’m posting just my article below. You can read the entire issue here. Enjoy!
When it comes to possibilities for math class, I use many of the following words synonymously: puzzles, problems, tasks, explorations, questions, activities. Each has a different shade of meaning, and probably many of us use them differently. What is important though, is that students have a pathway to a rich learning experience that challenges, engages, and deepens their learning.