Katherin Cartwright is a passionate mathematics educator and is currently a sessional lecturer and tutor at The University of Sydney teaching mathematics to pre-service teachers in primary education.

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Questioning to promote reasoning

How do we get students talking about their mathematical thinking? This is a common question that classroom teachers ponder when reflecting on mathematics lessons. Reasoning in mathematics is also a current theme within mathematics education research; proportional reasoning, mathematical reasoning, spatial reasoning, algebraic reasoning and numerical reasoning, just to name a few. Two previous conferences…