National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition

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644- Whatever Happened to Problem Solving in the Math Curriculum?

Saturday, April 20, 2013: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
Mile High 1 C/D (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Frank K. Lester

  • #16068.Lester.Whatever Happened to ProblemSolving.pdf (210.2 kB)

  • If problem solving is supposed to be the focus of school mathematics, why has it all but disappeared from our texts? I have written extensively about mathematical problem solving over the past forty years. Discuss my current thinking about the role of problem solving and what we should do to make it more central in our curricula.

    Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session
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