[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP170101588]
Researchers Prof Joanne Mulligan; Dr Geoffrey Woolcott; A/Prof Michael Mitchelmore; Prof Dr Andrew Davis
Brief description This project aims to create a framework based on spatial reasoning that identifies pathways for mathematics learning, pedagogy and curriculum. Realising Australia’s Innovation and Science Agenda fundamentally rests on transforming the nation's mathematical capacity. Spatial reasoning, an emerging transdisciplinary area, is integral to all human learning, particularly for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. This project will map the unknown complex systems linking spatial and mathematical concepts, and design, implement and evaluate a longitudinal intervention study of primary students, including tracking of highly able students. This will lead to more highly skilled and adaptive citizens.
Funding Amount $300,500
Funding Scheme Discovery Projects