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Prompting Productive Mathematics Discussions

Connect with Maths is very excited to have these live and remote sessions from the Mathematics Associations of Tasmania (MAT) conference being held at Burnie High School, Fidler Road, Cooee.  
MAT is offering the following Adobe Connect workshop session.     

[Engaging All Students]
Presenter: Amie Albrecht
Saturday May 14, 2016
Time: 11:00am – 11:50am (ACT, VIC, TAS, NSW, QLD)
         10:30am – 11:20am (SA, NT)
           9:00am – 9:50am (WA)

Adobe Connect Session
Click on the following link to enter the session
https://connect.vic.edu.au/CWM-160514-albrecht

You may need to download the flash plugin called Addin for better video conferencing. You will be prompted to do this. Please allow time to set up your computer, desktop, tablet or smart phone. Attendees will require to download the free Adobe Connect App from iTunes and other App providers. 

Amie Albrecht
Amie Albrecht, Senior Lecturer Mathematics,
School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences,
University of South Australia

Prompting productive mathematical discussions

Mathematical conversations are crucial to mathematics learning. By trying to explain their problem-solving approaches and solution strategies to convince others that they are right,students refine their thinking and improve their problem-solving skills. Appropriate tasks, inwhich everyone canmeaningfully contribute ideas, also help students feel valued andmathematically competent. This workshop will be packed full of tasks, ideas and structures to encourage rich mathematical discussions with links to a range of resources.

For further information please contact Renee Hoareau at connectwithmath@aamt.edu.au