Writing to Develop Understanding: The Math Forum @ Drexel's PoWs
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|What can we ask students about their problem solving that will help them the most? This article, originally published in the December, 2006, issue of the CMC ComMuniCator, journal of the California Mathematics Council, addresses that question by examining four student solutions, explanations, and revisions to the Problem of the Week (PoW) "Congruent Rectangles."|
|Levels:||High School (9-12)|
|Resource Types:||Word Problems, Articles|
|Math Topics:||Measurement, Patterns/Relationships, Problem-Solving, Communicating Math, Triangles and Other Polygons|
|Math Ed Topics:||Problem-Solving, Specific Math Concepts/Techniques, Teaching Styles/Practices, Writing/Communication in Math|
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