A Rich Task is a task that explicitly requires students to make sense of mathematics and to make connections between concepts, procedures, problem situations, representations and tools.
A Rich Task can be an open-ended problem, with a variety of possible solution paths that range from simple to complex.
A Rich Task can require justification, where students have to provide reasoning and evaluate the reasoning of others.
A Rich Task can include incomplete information, and provide a variety of access points to different students.
Research Findings from 500 Classes in 5 Countries including USA, England, France, India and Russia:
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