Questions and activities to get your students thinking hard and making connections in Mathematics.
Exactly what is a Rich task? The term has become well known, but perhaps we can argue that any task can be a ‘rich task’; it’s all about what we do with that task in our classrooms. See this article by Jennifer Piggot on Nrich, Rich Tasks and Contexts.
From the Standards Unit, we can also look at Malcolm Swan’s Improving Learning in Mathematics – Malcolm Swan where we find these features of rich tasks.