Sonja Stuber
Dr. Michiel Veldhuis
Dr. Ronald Keijzer Lector Rekenen en Wiskunde

Mathematics in the news and prospective teachers’ professional mathematical literacy

Stuber, S., Veldhuis, M., & Keijzer, R. (2021). Mathematics in the news and prospective teachers’ professional mathematical literacy. The Australian Mathematics Education Journal, 3(3), 4-7.

Rekenen en wiskunde

In this article, the authors describe how they helped their prospective teachers to understand numeracy by writing open-ended mathematical tasks based on articles from the news. ‘Mathematics in The News’ may be a useful rich context for teachers to consider using in their school mathematics classes, with the potential to prompt students’ mathematical thinking.

Mathematics in the news