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Title: Provblem Solving - Teaching Word Problems
Url: https://teachersinstitute.yale.edu/curriculum/guides/1980/7/80.07.09.x...
Creator: Langan, James F.
Publisher: Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Description: A paper motivated by Polya's book How to Solve It, which presents material mindful of students who may believe they have "Math Anxiety." The unit reviews the solutions of word problems starting with the concept of a variable and relating the solution of word problems to a process or scheme as given by Polya: 1) Understanding the problem, 2) Devising a plan, 3) Carrying out the plan, and 4) Reviewing the solution and the problem. .
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Study and teaching. Research -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.
Science -- Mathematics -- Problem solving
GEM Subject: Mathematics
Mathematics -- Algebra
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Application problems for algebra
Mathematics -- Algebra
Resource Type: Reference Material
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Rights: Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Access Rights: Free access
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