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I Noticed, I Wondered, Now What?

Monday, December 6, 2010
    Max Ray, The Math Forum @ Drexel

Problem solving and critical thinking in our K-12 classrooms, continued.
Problem: Lillian's Lines
scenario only
Developing Strategies
What problem-solving 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 K-12 classrooms?
Strategy Resources
Problem Solving and Communication Activity Series
    Understand the Problem
    Guess and Check
    Solve a Simpler Problem
    Make a Table
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