Making mathematics and science relevant through story

Darby, L 2008, 'Making mathematics and science relevant through story', Australian Mathematics Teacher, vol. 64, no. 1, pp. 6-11.


Document type: Journal Article
Collection: Journal Articles

Title Making mathematics and science relevant through story
Author(s) Darby, L
Year 2008
Journal name Australian Mathematics Teacher
Volume number 64
Issue number 1
Start page 6
End page 11
Total pages 6
Publisher Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers Inc.
Abstract Inquiries into the state of mathematics and science education in Australia express the need to make the curriculum more relevant and meaningful to students' lives. However, such a vision requires that teachers understand how relevance can enter mathematics and science classrooms in meaningful and appropriate ways. This paper asks: how is relevance thought of in mathematics as compared with science and what problems might this pose for teachers moving between mathematics and science?
Subject Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy
ISSN 0045-0685
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