Selecting and Creating Mathematical Tasks: From Research To Practice.

@article{Smith1998SelectingAC,
  title={Selecting and Creating Mathematical Tasks: From Research To Practice.},
  author={Margaret S. Smith and Mary Kay Stein},
  journal={Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School},
  year={1998},
  volume={3}
}
W HAT FEATURES OF A MATHEMATICS classroom really make a difference in how students come to view mathematics and what they ultimately learn. [] Key Result A major finding of this research to date, as described in the article by Stein and Smith in the January 1998 issue of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, is that the highest learning gains on a mathematics-performance assessment were related to the extent to which tasks were set up and implemented in ways that engaged students in high levels of…
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