## Developing 21st Century Competencies In The Mathematics Classroom: Yearbook 2016, Association Of Mathematics EducatorsThe aim of this book is to contribute towards literature in the field of mathematics education, specifically the development of 21st century competencies amongst learners of mathematics.The book comprising fourteen chapters, written by renowned researchers in mathematics education, provides readers with approaches and applicable classroom strategies to foster skills and dispositions that will enable learners to thrive in the fast-changing and complex world that we live in today.The chapters in the book can be classified into three broad themes. The first is an examination of what is meant by 21st century competencies and how they can be developed within the context of the mathematics curriculum. The second is an in-depth discussion of evidence-based practices aimed at fostering specific competencies like metacognition and reflective thinking, critical thinking and communication skills. The last and third theme is about teaching approaches that are likely to feature increasingly in the 21st century classroom, for example flipped learning or the use of comics and storytelling. |

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### Contents

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Chapter 2 Mathematics Education Virtues and 21st Century Competencies | 13 |

Chapter 3 Enriching Secondary Mathematics Education with 21st Century Competencies | 33 |

Chapter 4 Mathematics in 21st Century Life | 51 |

Chapter 5 Mathematics Subject Mastery A Must for Developing 21st Century Skills | 77 |

Metacognitive Questioning | 95 |

Two Case Studies on the Use of the | 109 |

Chapter 8 Using OpenEnded Tasks to Foster 21st Century Learners at the Primary Level | 133 |

Chapter 9 Productive Talk in the Primary Mathematics Classroom | 149 |

Chapter 10 Justification in Singapore Secondary Mathematics | 165 |

Teachers Perceptions | 189 |

Motivation and Cognitive Load | 213 |

Chapter 13 Use of Comics and Storytelling in Teaching Mathematics | 241 |

An Alternative Mathematical Experience | 261 |

Contributing Authors | 273 |

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