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Maths Problem Solving – Hands-on games! (Young Scholars Years 5 – 9)
Mathematical thinking and problem-solving skills develop through exposure, experience and engagement. Students will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with their peers; developing rich mathematical thinking skills as they justify, explain, explore and convince others of the processes and solutions to problems.
This workshop specifically focuses on providing opportunities for students to solve traditional puzzles and games.
Location: Queensland Academies, Science, Mathematics and Technology Campus (78 Bywong Street, Toowong)
Date: Thursday 18 May, 2017
Time: 4.00 – 5.30 pm
Students are required to wear comfortable clothes, enclosed shoes, with hair tied back, and bring a drink. All other materials are supplied.
This workshop seeks to:
- explicitly explore the concept of reflection
- strengthen confidence skills
- provide students with the opportunity to develop communication skills including those associated with speaking.
Workshop Links to the Australian Curriculum (Mathematics)
Mathematical Proficiencies addressed:
- · understanding
- · fluency
Mathematical language, skills and application processes are supported across all mathematical content stands, within a framework of collaborative problem solving and authentic investigation.