Use of Number – Perspective Sort

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Use of Number – Perspective Sort

Numbers are an area of knowledge that have impacts on many different aspects of lives.   Considering how and why people use numbers  can lead to many interesting discussions. Having the conversations and exploring the perspectives about the use of numbers can bring forward new understandings, make visible misconceptions and develop skills in appreciating and respecting opinions an perspectives that are different to our own.

Understanding the many perspectives on a topic can help learners begin to explore how learning is connected to the real world. By exploring how different people and sometimes animals might view a topic can also be a tool for making transdisciplinary links clear.

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Use of Number – Perspective Sort

Numbers are an area of knowledge that have impacts on many different aspects of lives.   Considering how and why people use numbers  can lead to many interesting discussions. Having the conversations and exploring the perspectives about the use of numbers can bring forward new understandings, make visible misconceptions and develop skills in appreciating and respecting opinions an perspectives that are different to our own.

Understanding the many perspectives on a topic can help learners begin to explore how learning is connected to the real world. By exploring how different people and sometimes animals might view a topic can also be a tool for making transdisciplinary links clear.

A set of 20 cards that encourage learners to consider the different perspectives people and animals may have about a given concept.

This set focuses on numbers in the real world and how and why people make use of  numbers. It includes such perspectives as a pilot’s, designer’s or cook’s as well others.

Some of the cards have completed perspectives; others are blank for the learners to bring their own considerations to. These blank cards can be a great opportunity for exploring how this learning can connect to things in the real world. Answers may not seem obvious at first, but can you and your students discover the links.

With both older and younger students the perspective sorts can offer an opportunity to debate perspectives and opinions expressed in the in the cards or by other people in the learning community. Use a visible thinking routine to help unpack and explore perspectives even further.

 

A great tool for opening up an inquiry to the perspectives different disciplines may have about the use of numbers

 

This perspective sort works well with other resources such as a the flash book  “Make it count”

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