Ch ch changes…. Melissa Aldy. firstname.lastname@example.org. iSummit 2014. Our Problem to Solve. Why Problem Solving?. knowing how to execute procedures does not mean students truly understand what they are doing to understand, the students must get inside the topic
Teaching Mathematics Through Problem Solving Grades 6-12 NCTM Publication ISBN 0-87353-541-3
Navigating Classroom Change Lindsey Umbeck, Vol. 17, No. 2, Sept. 2011, Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, NCTM
Ch. 9 Teaching Mathematics Through Problem Solving Grades 6-12 NCTM Publication ISBN 0-87353-541-3
A success in my 8th grade math class!
I learned a lot!
Sarah is planning a rectangular garden. She has 198 square feet of pea gravel to create a three-foot wide walkway around her garden. Her garden will be twice as long as it is wide.
What are the dimensions of Sarah’s garden?
1. Describe how you felt when given this task to solve. Be specific when describing your feelings of frustration or how you felt when you were successful. You have the freedom to include anything about Ms. Aldy’s role in the process.
ohiorc.org(Ohio Resource Center)
nrichmaths.org (UK site hence maths)
Yummymath.com (Subscription option)
Check the iSummit wiki for 76 problems and solutions for grades 6-8