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Ace Maths Unit 1: Exploring What It Means to 'Do' Mathematics (PDF)

Ace Maths Unit 1: Exploring What It Means to 'Do' Mathematics (PDF)

This unit gives a historical background to mathematics education in South Africa, to outcomes-based education and to the national curriculum statement for mathematics. The traditional approach to teaching mathematics is then contrasted with an approach to teaching mathematics that focuses on íîdoing mathematics, and mathematics as a science of pattern and order, in which learners actively explore mathematical ideas in a conducive classroom environment.
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