Promoting Problem Solving Strategies in Math

Course 5572

Problem solving is an essential skill in school and in life, and this course focuses on best practices to infuse problem solving into your math instruction.

Empower students as they develop their Mathematical Habits of Mind, and explore a range of strategies to foster problem-solving skills, both before, during, and after teaching math.

Compare and contrast planning practices that effectively incorporate problem solving into math lessons, and learn to emphasize equity and accessibility to promote an inclusive learning experience for all students learning math.

Get ready to gain the tools and knowledge to empower students in becoming confident and capable problem solvers in mathematics.

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What you will learn:

Goals and Objectives of this Course:

  • Use prompts about teaching secondary math to describe assumptions and insights of practitioners, researchers and self, including how the information relates to professional education practice and growth.
  • Connect ideas about problem solving in math with your current instructional model.
  • Identify strategies to support Mathematical Habits of Mind.
  • Explain how to foster problem solving skills before, during, and after math instruction.
  • Compare and contrast planning practices that include problem solving in math instruction.
  • Articulate ways to promote equity and accessibility instruction for all students learning math.
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