A discussion plan and exercise about the concept of evidence in science.
Discussion plan and exercise to explore the concepts 'pattern' and 'prediction' in maths.
Discussion plan and exercise to explore the concept of 'shape' in Mathematics.
Discussion plan and two exercises to explore the concept of 'science'.
DIALOGUE AND EXTENDED discussion play an important part in cognitive and social development. However, it is apparent that such verbal activity is often neglected in mathematics classrooms. There are a number of reasons for this:
1. The mistaken view that mathematics is an instrumental activity.
2. The lack of subject expertise on the part of the teacher