The Art of Problem Posing, Second Edition

The Art of Problem Posing, Second Edition

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Updated and expanded, this second edition satisfies the same philosophical objective as the first -- to show the importance of problem posing. Although interest in mathematical problem solving increased during the past decade, problem posing remained relatively ignored. The Art of Problem Posing draws attention to this equally important act and is the innovator in the field. Special features include: * an exploration ofthe logical relationship between problem posing and problem solving * a special chapter devoted to teaching problem posing as a separate course * sketches, drawings, diagrams, and cartoons that illustrate the schemes proposed * a special section on writing in mathematicsThis approach might be of interest to educators at all levels who would like to investigate a novel scheme for placing the student in a more active role. ... out of our experience in creating and team teaching courses on problem posing and solving at Harvard Graduate School of Education ... students whose major concern was mathematics and education on both the elementary and secondary school level, anbsp;...

Title:The Art of Problem Posing, Second Edition
Author:Stephen I. Brown, Marion I. Walter
Publisher:Routledge - 2012-11-12


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