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ERIC Number: EJ1018179
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Feb
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0025-5769
Punch Up Algebra with POWs
Pinkerton, Mark; Shafer, Kathryn G.
Mathematics Teacher, v106 n6 p424-431 Feb 2013
Problem solving is a necessary component of developing a strong mathematics curriculum that will help all students achieve their life goals, regardless of their specific academic plans. What day-to-day instructional decisions do teachers need to make if they believe that problem solving is a vehicle for learning mathematical content? In this article, Pinkerton describes a yearlong experience designed to provide a sustained problem solving opportunity for his students. A bibliography is provided.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Grade 9; Grade 10
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Indiana
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A