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Once upon a time: children's literature and mathematics

Bragg, Leicha A., Koch, Jessica and Willis, Ashley 2013, Once upon a time: children's literature and mathematics, in MAV 2013 : Mathematics of the planet earth : Proceedings of the MAV 50th Annual Conference 2013, Mathematical Association of Victoria, Brunswick, Vic, pp. 13-22.

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Title Once upon a time: children's literature and mathematics
Author(s) Bragg, Leicha A.ORCID iD for Bragg, Leicha A. orcid.org/0000-0003-0579-4244
Koch, Jessica
Willis, Ashley
Conference name Mathematical Association of Victoria Annual Conference (50th : 2013 : Melbourne, Vic.)
Conference location Melbourne, Vic.
Conference dates 5-6 Dec. 2013
Title of proceedings MAV 2013 : Mathematics of the planet earth : Proceedings of the MAV 50th Annual Conference 2013
Editor(s) McDonough, Andrea
Downton, Ann
Bragg, Leicha A.ORCID iD for Bragg, Leicha A. orcid.org/0000-0003-0579-4244
Publication date 2013
Conference series Mathematical Association of Victoria Annual Conference
Start page 13
End page 22
Total pages 10
Publisher Mathematical Association of Victoria
Place of publication Brunswick, Vic
Keyword(s) mathematics education
children's literature
Summary What was your favourite book as a child? Remember the joy of reading it over and over again until the pages were worn and the corners curled. Have you thought about introducing your favourite book into a mathematics classroom? Utilising books in mathematics can engage and benefit every child in your class. Building on children’s wonder of literature can enhance their experience in mathematics. Building on children’s wonder of mathematics can enhance their experience of literature. In this paper we present the joy and value of employing children’s literature in the middle to upper primary mathematics classroom supported with engaging tasks that will have your students noticing maths in every story they read.
ISBN 9781876949532
Language eng
Field of Research 130208 Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy
Socio Economic Objective 930102 Learner and Learning Processes
HERDC Research category E2 Full written paper - non-refereed / Abstract reviewed
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30064486

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