Problem Solving

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Integrating Digital Literacy and Problem Solving into Instruction

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2015
These project-based lesson ideas for adult students improve their skills in using technology to solve problems and communicate with others, while increasing their digital literacy skills and access...
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New Teachers
Tutors
Counselors
Computer Lab Staff

Famous Problems in the History of Mathematics

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1998
The website, Famous Problems in the History of Mathematics, discusses seven math problems that have puzzled mathematicians throughout history.
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Teachers
Learners

Developing Adults’ Numerate Thinking: Getting Out From Under the Workbooks

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2007

 In this article, the author makes a case for substantive change in how and what we teach in mathematics. She describes the primary use of student workbooks to prepare for GED and explains why...

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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

"Bestimation": Using basic calculators in the numeracy classroom

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2007

"Bestimation" is one of several linked publications arising from the five Effective Practice Studies carried out by the National Research and Development Centre for adult literacy and numeracy, (...

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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

Improving Mathematical Problem Solving in Grades 4 Through 8: A Practice Guide

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2012

This What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) practice guide provides five recommendations for improving students’ mathematical problem solving in grades 4 through 8. This guide is geared toward teachers,...

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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Researchers
Teachers
Curriculum Developers
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