Cognitive load theories & mathematics

Cognitive Load Theories, Teachers' Professional Wisdom and Mathematics

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Anne Watson, Emeritus Professor in Mathematics Education, talks to us about what theories such as Cognitive Load Theory (CLT) can do for us, as well as what they cannot do.  She uses this lens to identify the relevant pathways to sound mathematical learning. 

You can watch the video or read the summary and key takeaways. Share with your teams for some encouragement and actionable next steps in your maths classrooms!