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Integrating Problem-Solving and Mathematical Communication
West Chester Area School District Middle School Workshop
September 29, 2006

Using the Math Forum Problem of the Week program to integrate non-routine problems, writing, and technology in the development of mathematical problem-solving and to support professional development.

The Math
Ticket Tables
Measuring a Mountain Bike
      Teacher Support
Lee's Lawn Chair
      Teacher Support
The Writing
Problem Solving Strategies List
Getting Unstuck
Scaffolding for the Writing (and talking) Process
Student Work: Ticket Tables
The Classroom Process
How Pre-Algebra PoWs Are Scored
Pre-Algebra Problem of the Week Scoring Rubric for Students
Problems of the Week Process
Introductory PoWs
Learning Your Way Around
Go to: Problems of the Week
Use your username/password to login to the site.
See student work in the corresponding Teacher Office
Problems of the Week Library
Teacher Documents and Guidlines for Classroom Use
Additional Useful Resources
Welcome to Problems of the Week by Claire Mead
Examples of Student Writing and Revision
Reflecting on Student Work
Student Solutions to 3055: Birthday Trip
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