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This free course, Using visualisation in maths teaching, looks at visualisation as it relates to mathematics, focusing on how it can be used to improve learning. It will also identify ways in which to make more use of visualisation within the classroom.
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- demonstrate an engagement in a number of activities that involve visualisation and learning from personal experiences what it means
- understand the views of a well-known mathematics educator talking about visualisation and find out how personal views compare with those of some other secondary-school mathematics teachers
- identify some ways that visualising could be incorporated into a classroom and consider a number of resources that might be useful.
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Using visualisation in maths teaching
This course looks at visualisation as it relates to mathematics, focusing upon how it can be used to improve learning. It will also identify ways in which to make more use of visualisation within the classroom.
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Originally published: Thursday, 31st March 2016
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