eCite Digital Repository

Challenging tasks lead to productive struggle!


Livy, S and Muir, T and Sullivan, P, Challenging tasks lead to productive struggle!, Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 23, (1) pp. 19-24. ISSN 1326-0286 (2018) [Refereed Article]


Copyright Statement

AAMT Inc., 2018

Official URL:;dn=4848040...


Challenging mathematical tasks can be designed to allow students of all abilities to experience productive struggle. It is important for teachers to communicate with students that productive struggle is important and it is what mathematicians do.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:challenging tasks, productive struggle, pedagogy
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:Mathematics and numeracy curriculum and pedagogy
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Teaching and curriculum
Objective Field:Teaching and instruction technologies
UTAS Author:Muir, T (Associate Professor Tracey Muir)
ID Code:125774
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2018-05-04
Last Modified:2019-01-10
Downloads:44 View Download Statistics

Repository Staff Only: item control page