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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

123- Problems Worth Puzzling Through: High Engagement, Content, and Mathematical Practices

Thursday, April 16, 2015: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
254 A/B (BCEC)


Lead Speaker:
Paul Goldenberg
Cindy Carter

Handouts Notes for Problems Worth Puzzling Through.pdf


Puzzles build mathematical practice: stamina/perseverance; seeking/using entry points and structure; and logical argument. Well chosen, they're also great carriers of content. Problems worth solving are often puzzle-like even if not literally "puzzles." Get some. Build some. See how students can build their own, sharpening skills and solid thinking.


Presentation Format: 3-5 Session


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