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 Mathematics Matters Lesson Accounts A collection of memorable mathematics lessons that conference and colloquia delegates had observed or taught which they felt were successful.  Each account refers to one or more of the values and principles in the report.

# Mathematics Matters Lesson Accounts

Conference and colloquia delegates were asked to write accounts of memorable mathematics lessons that they had observed or taught which they felt were successful.

Having written the accounts delegates were asked to work together to refer them to one or more of the values and principles. These references are included.

Thus, the lesson accounts serve the purpose of reflecting in practice the various values and principles agreed through the year of consultation.

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## Values

 Fluency in recalling facts and performing skills Conceptual understanding and interpretations for representations Strategies for investigation and problem solving Awareness of the nature and values of educational system Appreciation of the power of mathematics in society

## Principles

 Builds on the knowledge learners already have Exposes and discusses common misconceptions and other surprising phenomena Uses higher-order questions Makes appropriate use of whole class interactive teaching, individual work and cooperative small group work Encourages reasoning rather than ‘answer getting’ Uses rich, collaborative tasks Creates connections between topics both within and beyond mathematics and with the real world Uses resources, including technology, in creative and appropriate ways

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