Rich Math Task

by Seema Khatri

Characteristics of a rich math task:

· Allows for multiple entry points

·There are more than one answers

·Builds on prior knowledge and experiences

·Deepens and broadens content knowledge

·Encourages the use of different tools, methods and representations

·Engages students intellectually and socially

·Offers opportunities to broaden students’ problem-solving skills

·Honours students' voice

Example of a Rich Task used in my class