Mathematical Thinking
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Swan, Malcolm; and Ridgway, Jim  
Selfcontained, selfinstructional modules that "promote and assess thinking skills in mathematics." Mathematical Thinking Classroom Assessment Techniques (Math CATs) tasks from the Fieldtested Learning Assessment Guide (FLAG) include "Fault Finding and Fixing"; "Plausible Estimation"; "Creating Measures"; "Convincing and Proving"; and "Reasoning from Evidence."  


Levels:  College 
Languages:  English 
Resource Types:  Lesson Plans and Activities 
Math Topics:  Estimation, Measurement, Number Sense/About Numbers, Communicating Math, Logic/Foundations 
Math Ed Topics:  ProblemSolving, Specific Math Concepts/Techniques 
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