Mathematical Thinking & Problem-Solving
1. (Short Discussion Question With ONE resource!)
What does it mean to “teach through problem-solving”? What strategies might you use in your classroom to teach through problem-solving?
2. (Short Discussion Question With ONE resource!)
What are the benefits of planning open-ended questions during math instruction to encourage students to provide rationales for their answers? How would asking “yes” or “no” questions hinder a student’s problem-solving ability in the future? Provide two examples of open-ended questions about a specific math topic.