Park City Mathematics Institute
Reflection on Practice Class: Day 8
Secondary School Teacher Program
Aki continued to talk about our task: Change a typical textbook problem into an interesting problem with multiple solution methods. Each group had to prepare a poster. The meaning of our poster is to create some open ended problems for our students.
Each poster should include:
- The original problem
- Your open ended problem
- One solution with multiple solution methods (multiple paths) or
- Multiple solutions - multiple answers
- Anticipating students' responses
- The purpose of using the problem
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