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The StarT Project Competition from the Perspective of Mathematics and Academic Literacy

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Original languageEnglish
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 4 May 2018
Publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


This article concerns mathematical project work in the context of Finnish StarT project competition. The focus is on how well pupils achieve the learning objective of their project work: learning mathematics and practicing 21st century skills. Development of the learning objectives is considered from the viewpoint of Finnish national core curriculum and evaluated using the framework of academic literacy. The research material consists of teams’ project reports, observation, and questionnaires. Project work in the StarT competition seems to develop the learning objectives of project-based learning: pupils practice 21st century skills while studying mathematical contents.


  • project-based learning, academic literacy, Mathematics, Education

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