Notice and wonder: the world around us

This is the fourth in a planned series of posts about my course ‘Developing Mathematical Thinking’, a maths content elective for pre-service teachers training in primary and middle maths. All posts in the series are here. In my previous post, I talked about how I used sense making as a powerful motivator for the 'Notice and Wonder' routine. My next step was … Continue reading Notice and wonder: the world around us

Notice and wonder: sense making

This is the third in a planned series of posts about my course ‘Developing Mathematical Thinking’, a maths content elective for pre-service teachers training in primary and middle maths. All posts in the series are here. It's been three weeks (how time flies!) since I last posted about this course. There are 1.5 workshops that I haven't written about. We also missed three classes … Continue reading Notice and wonder: sense making

Activities for Day One: Fold-and-cut, Quarter the Cross

This is the second in a planned series of posts about my course ‘Developing Mathematical Thinking’, a maths content elective for pre-service teachers training in primary and middle maths. All posts in the series are here. Last week I wrote about my three main goals for my Developing Mathematical Thinking course. You can read that post here. Today I want to talk … Continue reading Activities for Day One: Fold-and-cut, Quarter the Cross

Three goals: slow maths, remember the close, different lenses

This is the first in a planned series of posts about my course 'Developing Mathematical Thinking', a maths content elective for pre-service teachers training in primary and middle maths. All posts in the series are here. This week marks the start of Semester 2 classes at universities in South Australia and, with it, my 'Developing Mathematical Thinking' course. … Continue reading Three goals: slow maths, remember the close, different lenses