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Principles for the Design of Mathematics Curricula

This research article provides guidance to mathematics teachers to support students' language development processes in the context of mathematical sense making. It includes a framework describing four design principles for promoting mathematical language use and development in curriculum and instruction.

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Year level(s) Foundation, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching strategies
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Metacognitive strategies

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Stanford Graduate School of Education


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