ERIC Number: ED571660
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
Productive Struggle in Mathematics. Interactive STEM Research + Practice Brief
Education Development Center, Inc.
Mathematical problems and puzzles that require commitment and perseverance to solve can help foster deep mathematics understanding in students. In this brief, the author describes factors that influence productive struggle, shares four examples of how teachers often respond to their students' productive struggles, and offers four strategies to help teachers support their students in this form of learning.
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Teaching Methods, Puzzles, Mathematical Applications, Persistence, Influences, Metacognition
Education Development Center, Inc. 55 Chapel Street, Newton, MA 02458-1060. Tel: 617-969-7100; Fax: 617-969-5979; Web site: http://ltd.edc.org
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)
Authoring Institution: Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
Grant or Contract Numbers: DUE1238253|DRL1626365