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Category Archives: Problem Solving
Look at problems as a diamond, with multiple facets, and not as a coin, With only two sides
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Using Rich Problems for Differentiated Instruction
This is a good paper describing the use and characteristics of rich problems. http://math.sfsu.edu/hsu/papers/HsuKyshResekRichProblems.pdf (The teaching method here is Teaching With Tasks.) Has 3 examples of rich problems First is rich and fairly basic and doable. Second is excellent. #differenceofsquares … Continue reading
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Stick that in your head
Here’s a ‘quote’ I came up with on one of my runs one day. Someday I should turn this into a lecture. Perhaps uttered at the end of a class period: Stick that in your head, so that when you … Continue reading
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I like https://t.co/CnV6LGaZgB Example: https://t.co/NISNnmCYgo #Math #ProblemSolving https://t.co/tncHYXv8ao — Jim Olsen (@DrOlsen314) April 27, 2016 It does appear to be somewhat CCSSMbased.
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Spotting Numbers and Visual Patterns
Here a two great websites that provide lots of great pattern problems. Spotting Numbers Visual Patterns These patterns can be used with elementary students (if you just ask number questions) through advanced algebra (if you include questions about functions). Mathematics … Continue reading
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