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This umthamo takes the teachers through a process of engaging with their learners on the language of mathematics. Once the umthamo is completed you will have:

  • experienced for yourself what it is like to think and talk about an aspect of Maths, and you will have a sense of the importance of creating opportunities for Maths talk in the classroom
  • read several transcripts of teachers and their learners having Maths conversations, so that you will know what to aim for
  • begun a process of having regular open-ended Maths conversations with your own learners.
Creators: 
Tokwe, Vuyelwa
Bolosha, Blanche Nomfanelo
Kenyon, Alan
Kenyon, Vivi
Year: 
2000
License Condition: Full Copyright - All rights reserved  
Type: 
Courseware
Publisher/Source: 
University of Fort Hare
Licence Description: 
Saide has secured the permission of the relevant authors to digitise the study units (or imithamo) in the programme. The units are not yet openly licensed, but if you wish to use a unit or part of a unit, Saide can offer support in securing the necessary permissions to copy, adapt, and integrate into a teacher education programme, or offer as a short course.