Developing Powerful Problem Solvers
The authors of Powerful Problem Solving are leading this new professional development course, making use of Powerful Problem Solving and the companion website, http://mathforum.org/pps/, and its growing collection of classroom videos, student handouts, and resources. Each week will include reading a chapter, watching selected video clips and/or looking at student work, and tasks or projects using the skills from that chapter. This is the first course in a two-course sequence, the second course being Nurturing Powerful Problem Solvers.
Download syllabus [PDF].
This moderated course will be led by Max Ray-Riek, the main author of Powerful Problem Solving, with Suzanne Alejandre, Annie Fetter, and Steve Weimar. It will take place online using Canvas. The only technical requirements are a web browser and Internet access.
Who: teachers of grades 3-8
Participation requires separate purchase of the book, Powerful Problem Solving available from Heinemann or Amazon.com.
Please email me with any questions.
Max Ray-Riek, Project Manager
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