• Numeracy

Engaging in Problem Solving and Reasoning Tasks - Teaching with Tasks for Effective Maths Learning

PL # 12017.
Starting on 29 Mar 2019
Cancellation permitted until 25/06/2018

Event registrations closed on 25/03/2019


This workshop promotes Mathematical Reasoning and Fluency through Problem Solving tasks that have been successfully used in classrooms. 

By using tasks, students can make connections, work collaboratively and 'talk' mathematics. These are essential practices for developing student Understanding.

Each participant receives a copy of Engaging Maths: 25 Favourite Lessons and Mathematics Assessment for Learning: Rich Tasks and Work Samples. Valued at $110.00

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David Dunstan (AISWA Staff)

Numeracy Coordinator

David is the AISWA Numeracy Coordinator and has worked with AISWA for nine years. He taught mathematics to rural students in WA for 28 years.  David delivers ‘hands-on’ workshops, which include' "Engaging in Problem Solving and Reasoning Tasks", "A Whole School Approach to Problem Solving and Word Problems" and "Check the Clues Cooperative Problem Solving". He is a regular presenter at national mathematics conferences. David is a co-author of the “Check the Clues” series and "Playing with Place Value". In his most recent collaboration with Dr Paul Swan, the “My Word Book: Mathematics” was published in 2018.


Event Segment

Date / Time

Starts: 09:00
Finishes: 15:00


AISWA Seminar Room (First Floor)
Suite 5, 41 Walters Drive
Osborne Park WA 6017


Parking bays are available on Walters Drive (max. fee is $5.00 p/day). Alternatively, public transport is available via train & bus: Joondalup Line – Stop at Glendalough Station. Bus transfers: Bus no. 407, Bus stop: 25350

Learning Area

  • Numeracy

School Area

  • Year 3
  • Year 4
  • Year 5
  • Year 6

Event Contact

AITSL Standards