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|Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny|
|A discussion of math education: the intent of the NCTM Standards, reflections on the history of constructivism, classroom practices (with a link to Marilyn Burns' Math Solutions page), and a simple applet for solving linear equations. An interactive column for MAA Online that uses a Java applet to simulate a puzzle or mathematical problem, one not stated directly since the applet is intended to be such that the right answer to an as yet unstated problem should be easy to surmise. Also at http://www.cut-the-knot.org/ctk/reform.html.|
|Levels:||Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Resource Types:||Problems/Puzzles, Articles, Web Interactive/Java|
|Math Topics:||Basic Operations|
|Math Ed Topics:||Problem-Solving, Manipulatives, Constructivism, NCTM Standards|
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