Integrating ProblemSolving and Mathematical Communication
West Chester Area School District High School Workshop
September 29, 2006
Using the Math Forum Problem of the Week program to integrate nonroutine problems, writing, and technology in the development of mathematical problemsolving and to support professional development.
 The Math
 Balloon Booth
 Problem Solving Strategies List
 Getting Unstuck

 The Writing
 Congruent Rectangles
 Reviewing Student Work
 Examples
 Problems of the Week Process
 Scaffolding for Writing
 Geometry Problem of the Week Scoring Rubric for Students
 How Geometry PoWs Are Scored

 Learning Your Way Around
 Current Problems of the Week
 http://mathforum.org/pow/

 Problems of the Week Library
 http://mathforum.org/library/problems/

 Teacher Documents and Guidlines for Classroom Use
 http://mathforum.org/pow/teacher/

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