**Mathematical Thinking: Task Design and Implementation in Primary Mathematics Classrooms**

**CHENG Lu Pien**

#### National Institute of Education

Nanyang Technological University

Singapore

Published in The Mathematician Educator, 2024, Vol 5, No. 1, pp 16-30.

### Abstract

Mathematical thinking is an important learning goal across the world. This chapter will discuss how mathematical thinking can be integrated into primary mathematics classrooms by examining some mathematical tasks, and teaching through problem solving. Considerations for task design and implementation to support students on their path to thinking about mathematics meaningfully and with flexibility will also be elucidated from the discussion.

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