• 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


David Dunstan (AISWA Staff)

Numeracy Coordinator

David is the AISWA Numeracy Coordinator and has worked with AISWA for 11 years.  He taught mathematics to rural students in WA for 28 years.  David regularly presents ‘hands-on’ workshops, which includes, “Playing with Place Value”, “Understanding the Connections that make Fractions Fit” and co-presents “A Whole School Approach to Problem Solving and Word Problems”. In collaboration with Dr Paul Swan, David has co-authored 13 books, which includes the “Check the Clues” series,  “My Word Book: Mathematics” and the 2020 “Mathematics Games with School Friendly Cards Book 2: Short & Simple Warm Up Games”.


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