Development of Metacognitive and Discursive Activities in Indonesian Maths Teaching

Christa Kaune, Elmar Cohors Fresenborg,, Edyta Nowinska

Abstract


We report on a German-Indonesian design research project, which aims to significantly increase the mathematical skills of secondary school students. Since results of international comparative studies have shown that there exists a relationship between metacognition and learning success, a learning environment for the beginning with secondary school mathematics in class seven has been developed, in order to significantly enhance metacognitive and  discursive activities of students and teachers. The effectiveness of the approach has been tested in a secondary school several times. In this paper the theoretical background for the design of the learning environment is described, some sample exercises  are presented and student productions from the project lessons analysed.

Keywords: Metacognition, Microworlds, Mental models, Metaphors, Integers

 

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22342/jme.2.1.777.15-40


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