How do I encourage my students to make meaning of numeracy in the world?
- ensure students have opportunities to make relevant, contextual, and authentic connections
- design interdisciplinary tasks and investigations
- be mindful of culture, community, and place
- build on students’ background knowledge
Numeracy in the World: Conrad Wolfram
Learning by rote is not the answer – unlocking the creative power of problem-solving is what will enthuse British schoolchildren and make them world-class, argues mathematician Conrad Wolfram