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Part C

Defining Problem Solving
  The Problem-Solving Standard | Organizing Data | Draw a Diagram or Make a Model | Organize the Data in a List, Diagram, Table, or Graph | Generate and Eliminate Candidates | Additional Problem-Solving Strategies | Low Threshold, High Ceiling Problems | Summary | Your Journal

 
 

We've just defined the Problem Solving Standard in more detail. Now we'd like you to write about the standard.


Questions to write and reflect about:
  • What are some important things to consider as you select rich mathematics problems for your students to solve?
  • If your students have little background with problem-solving strategies, how could you help them develop and use such strategies in your classroom?
  • Why is the communication standard a critical element of the problem-solving standard?
Three ways to write and reflect:
  • Use pen and paper.
  • Use a word processor.
  • Use the form below.
Be sure to save what you have written before you navigate out of the journal section.



journal

Your work will be displayed in a printer-friendly format to enable you to print.

Thanks for writing in your journal. Please keep your entries in whatever format you choose. -- you will find them useful for reference later.


And now, please take a moment to relax, if you haven't already -- or even if you have!


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