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Generic skills, Mathematics teaching, Mathematics education, Professional development, Numeracy, Skill development, Problem solving


These Supplementary Materials accompany the main publication: Critical connections between numeracy and mathematics, published in the Issues in the Teaching of Mathematics series.


This publication contains three professional development activities targeted at teachers of mathematics. The activities for both groups and individuals focus on the challenge of word problems in maths and connecting maths to the real world. Also included are references, materials and resources related to the issue of the connections between numeracy and mathematics.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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Melbourne, Victoria


Department of Education and Training