ProbSolving - CI 401 M/M2 Students in a mathematics class...

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Unformatted text preview: CI 401 M/M2 Students in a mathematics class who learn to consider problem solving as an end in itself and not merely as a means to an end will benefit greatly in class as well as their every day lives. -Alfred A. Possamentier Problem Solving Connections Communication Representations Reasoning & Proof Solving problems is not only a goal of learning mathematics, but also a major means of doing so. - p. 52, PNS . Graphic From: Adding it Up, 2001, Jeremy Kilpatrick, Jane Swafford, Bradford Findell, Editors ; Mathematics Learning Study Committee, National Research Council Conceptual understanding: comprehension of mathematical concepts, operations, and relations Procedural fluency: skill in carrying out procedures, flexibly, accurately, efficiently, and appropriately Strategic competence: ability to formulate, represent, and solve mathematical problems Adaptive reasoning: capacity for logical thought, reflection, explanation, and justification Productive disposition: habitual inclination to see mathematics as sensible, useful, and worthwhile, coupled with a belief in diligence and ones own efficacy Believing that Problem Solving is a Useful Skill in Itself...
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2011 for the course CI 401 taught by Professor Poetzel during the Fall '11 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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