Problem Solving in Mathematics Education

by Peter Liljedahl, Manuel Santos-Trigo, Uldarico Malaspina, Regina Bruder

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Book Description

This survey book reviews four interrelated areas: (i) the relevance of heuristics in problem-solving approaches – why they are important and what research tells us about their use; (ii) the need to characterize and foster creative problem-solving approaches – what type of heuristics helps learners devise and practice creative solutions; (iii) the importance that learners formulate and pursue their own problems; and iv) the role played by the use of both multiple-purpose and ad hoc mathematical action types of technologies in problem-solving contexts – what ways of reasoning learners construct when they rely on the use of digital technologies, and how technology and technology approaches can be reconciled.

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Book Details

Subject
Mathematics
Publisher
Springer
Published
2016
Pages
46
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319407296
ISBN10
3319407295
ISBN13 Digital
9783319407302
ISBN10 Digital
3319407309
PDF Size
0.9 MB
License
CC BY

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