

I Noticed, I Wondered, Now What?
Monday, December 6, 2010
Max Ray, The Math Forum @ Drexel
 Introduction
 Problem solving and critical thinking in our K12 classrooms, continued.

 Problem: Lillian's Lines
 scenario only

 Developing Strategies
 What problemsolving strategies do students already have? How do they get better at specific strategies? How do they get better at choosing strategies?

 Group Work

 Group Presentations
 Tell the story of your problem solving: What did you try? How did you check that you were on the right track? What didn't work? What did work? What do you want to do differently next time?

 Our Mathematics and/or Science Classrooms
 How can these ideas be applied to problems and/or activities we are already using in our K12 classrooms?

 Strategy Resources
 Problem Solving and Communication Activity Series
Understand the Problem
Guess and Check
Solve a Simpler Problem
Make a Table

 Contact Information
 Max
