Mathematical Problem Solving
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Wilson, Fernandez, Hadaway, Dept. of Mathematics Education, Univ. of Georgia  
A paper about problem solving, which has a special importance in the study of mathematics. A primary goal of mathematics teaching and learning is to develop the ability to solve a wide variety of complex mathematics problems. Learning to solve problems is the principal reason for studying mathematics. Research on Problem Solving; A Framework; Problem Solving as a Process; as an Instructional Goal; as an Instructional Method; Beliefs about Mathematics Problem Solving; Technology and Problem Solving; Evaluation of Problem Solving; Looking Ahead; References. This paper was published as Chapter 4 in Wilson, P. S. (Ed.), Research Ideas for the Classroom: High School Mathematics.  


Levels:  High School (912) 
Languages:  English 
Resource Types:  Articles 
Math Topics:  ProblemSolving 
Math Ed Topics:  Pedagogical Research 
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