How about a math portfolio?

Titus, Sneha (2012) How about a math portfolio? At Right Angles, 1 (1). pp. 43-47.

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A not-so-common method by which the student and teacher can trace how the student’s mathematical understanding develops. The article describes what a math portfolio is and how it can be used, what kind of mathematical skills it fosters, the kind of problems that can go into it and the logistical details of setting up this system. “What are the main goals of mathematics education in schools? Simply stated, there is one main goal — the mathematisation of the child’s thought processes. In the words of David Wheeler, it is ‘more useful to know how to mathematise than to know a lot of mathematics’.” (Goals of Mathematics Education Math, NCF

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Titus, Sneha
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Logistical, Portfolio, Problems
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
Full Text Status: Public
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