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Teaching through Problem Solving

This activity contains 11 questions.

Question 1.
Traditional problem solving lessons had a teacher explaining the math, students practicing the math followed by applying the mathematics to solving problems. Yet this rarely works because...

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Question 2.
A mathematical problem has which of the following features

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Question 3.
Establishing expectations in the problem solving process includes

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Question 4.
The four steps in evaluating and selecting a problem solving activity include determining

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Question 5.
All of the following are types of information that math teachers should provide their students EXCEPT

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Question 6.
In the final portion of the problem solving lesson, the students learn to engage in discourse and work as a community of learners.

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Question 7.
Traditional textbook publishers have put much thought into the problem-oriented content and therefore remain as your primary resource for problem solving lessons.

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Question 8.
Drill is appropriate when the concept has been meaningfully developed and the focus is on speed and accuracy.

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Question 9.
Your textbook recommends structuring a lesson as explain-then-practice rather than before, during, after.

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Question 10.
It is okay for teachers to give limited hints while students are working on a problem.

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Question 11.

To create paragraphs in your essay response, type <p> at the beginning of the paragraph, and </p> at the end.

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