Common-Sense Questions (Learning and Mathematics)
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|G. Polya; Math Forum|
|In his 1957 book, How to solve it, Polya describes a four-stage approach to mathematical problem-solving. He bases his approach on common-sense questions that would naturally occur to an experienced problem-solver. Polya claims teachers should pose these questions to students in as natural and unobtrusive a way as possible, the goal being to encourage independence and internalization of this framework. A geometry.pre-college newsgroup discussion.|
|Levels:||Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Resource Types:||Discussion Archives, Books|
|Math Ed Topics:||Problem-Solving|
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