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The problem with problem solving

I believe Albert Einstein was once asked “If you have one hour to save the world, how would you spend that hour?”He replied, “I would spend 55 minutes defining the problem and then five minutes solving it.”When asking 20 mathematics teachers to define problem solving you are likely to get 21 different definitions. In its recent report Problem...

Algorithmic problem solving

An entertaining and captivating way to learn the fundamentals of using algorithms to solve problems The algorithmic approach to solving problems in computer technology is an essential tool.

With this unique book, algorithm guru Roland Backhouse shares his four decades of experience to teach the fundamental...

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2011

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Teaching problem solving

This book is to help teachers address three important issues - what is involved in mathematical problem solving, why problem solving is so essential and, most importantly, how to make problem solving an integral part of the school mathematical programme.

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1984

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Perfect problem solving with Bojagi

As a mathematics teacher, I like to start the term with some basic number skills with my KS3 groups. This choice is grounded in solid reasoning: check the pupils have got a grasp of the basics before moving on to another topic. Prime factor trees make great display work, and Pascal’s Triangle can have the ‘wow’ factor. But how else can that start-of-the-new...

KS3 problem solving cards

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A selection of problem solving cards designed to ease your new Y7 students into the KS3...

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2013

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Mathematical problem solving with interactive spreadsheets

The CD associated with this book contains sixteen interactive spreadsheets which have been developed to pose interesting and challenging problems. The tasks, many of which are well known, have been transferred to this format to help teachers offer learning opportunities to pupils that help develop their skills of...

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2004

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Problem solving pack: teacher's guide

This pack of worksheets, produced by the Spode Group, is designed to give students experience in problem solving during the early years of secondary school, and was written in response to publications encouraging the teaching mathematics through problem solving, investigations and discussion.

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1986

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Maths trails: excel at problem solving

'Excel at Problem Solving' is part of a series of mathematics enrichment titles developed by the NRICH team at Cambridge University.

This Teacher's Guide details 23 problem-solving activities arranged in a...

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2008

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Problem solved: bar model math grade 6

 

Help students solve word problems with confidence using the proven Singapore bar modeling method. Twenty mini-lessons teach students how to use this effective strategy to tackle problems with...

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2017

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Design and problem solving in technology

 

 

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1994

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