Explicit teaching in mathematics: the model and components

Recorded 8 June 2023

Genovieve Grouios, mathematics consultant and Allan Dougan, AAMT, outline what it means to use explicit teaching approaches when teaching mathematics in Australian classrooms, based on pertinent and evidence-based research that formed the essential components of the Explicit Teaching in Maths professional learning materials. 

The presentation also includes a brief discussion on Cognitive Load Theory and how it affects students learning mathematics and how explicit teaching can be used to successfully support teaching and learning mathematics to become a successful complementary tool for the Australian teachers’ toolbox.