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Diversity as a Chance in Mathematics Classrooms

@inproceedings{Prediger2005DiversityAA,
  title={Diversity as a Chance in Mathematics Classrooms},
  author={Susanne Prediger},
  year={2005}
}
Every teacher knows the situation: While some students have already solved the given mathematical problems and are asking for further challenges, others have not even taken up their pencil. Whereas some students are trying to solve new mathematical problems with enthusiasm and creativity, others cannot even start working and do not have any confidence in their own capabilities. On the one hand, this diversity of students is one of the major challenges we meet in mathematics classrooms. On the… Expand

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