Concept Cartoons® in Mathematics Education

Software CD-Rom plus teacher's book

Millgate House Education

Concept Cartoons® in Mathematics Education
Product Description

The resource contains 130 Concept Cartoons covering the main areas of Mathematics.

Created by Brenda Keogh and Stuart Naylor, Concept Cartoons have been thoroughly researched in classrooms around the world. Simple cartoon-style drawings present learners with their own misconceptions and generate discussion and argument. They are easy to use in the classroom as a part of normal teaching.

The Book and CD contain 130 Concept Cartoons covering the main areas of mathematics.

Background text, written in pupil-friendly language, is available for each Concept Cartoon. This suggests possible follow up activities and explains the mathematics behind the different alternatives and possible answers.

The book contains black and white photocopiable pages. The interactivity of the CD enables the speech bubbles to be changed and modified. A blank speech bubble encourages learners to add additional ideas. The level of demand of many of the Concept Cartoons can be adjusted by changing the central information and the text in the speech bubbles.

Age Range:

Most suitable for pupils age 8-14, but can be used outside this age range.

‘This deceptively simple strategy transforms the way learners engage in their lessons and promotes more effective teaching, learning and assessment in mathematics.’

Interactive Example - please wait as it takes a rather long while to load:

Click here to see an interactive example example 2 example 3 example 4

Sample from the book

Click here to see a sample page



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 Concept Cartoons®

  • Are an innovative approach to teaching, learning and assessment in science, maths and English
  • Were created by Brenda Keogh and Stuart Naylor in 1991
  • Feature cartoon-style drawings showing different characters arguing about an everyday situation
  • Are designed to intrigue, to provoke discussion and to stimulate thinking
  • May not have a single "right answer"
  • Are available with follow up notes background notes for teachers

A typical Concept Cartoon® has the following features:

  • Visual representation of ideas
  • Minimal text, in dialogue form
  • Alternative viewpoints on the situation
  • Ideas are applied in everyday situations
  • The generally acceptable viewpoint is included in the alternatives
  • The alternatives are given equal status

Options - one-off payment
HK$ 630.00

single user CD-Rom