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Title: Habits of Mind: Mathematics Problem Solving Strategies
Url: http://www2.edc.org/mathproblems/searchHabit.asp
Publisher: Education Development Center
Description: These roughly 200 lesson plans are related to mathematical problem solving and are provided by the non-profit Education Development Center. The lesson plans are designed to help students develop both deep conceptual mathematical understandings and technical skills. The plans are provided both as PDF files and in HTML, and teacher comments are also provided. Topics covered include modeling / mathematizing; finding analogies / structural similarities / isomorphisms; working with graphs; working with units/dimensional analysis; proving; formulating conjectures / generalizing / abstracting; finding and using invariants; creating / analyzing an algorithm; dealing with non-unique solutions; visualization; solving by special cases; verifying / interpreting results; analyzing parameters; estimating; inventing and using notation. This is an extensive and thorough resource for first-cycle college mathematics teachers and teachers of advanced high school math.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Combinatorics. Combinatorial analysis -- Graph theory
Science -- Mathematics -- Formulas, notation, abbreviations
Science -- Mathematics -- Philosophy -- Mathematical logic -- Constructive mathematics -- Algorithms
Science -- Mathematics -- Problem solving
Science -- Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, examinations
Science -- Mathematics -- Study and teaching. Research -- Computer network resources
Science -- Physics -- Mathematical physics -- Special topics, A-Z -- Dimensional analysis
GEM Subject: Mathematics
Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Mathematics -- Geometry
Mathematics -- Trigonometry
Mathematics -- Algebra
Mathematics -- Discrete mathematics
Mathematics -- Number theory
Mathematics -- Process skills
Key Concept: Mathematics
Mathematics -- Algorithms
Mathematics -- Graphs
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2003
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Mathematical Models
Mathematics Materials
Reading Materials
Study Guides
Teaching Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
pdf
Audience: Higher Education
Secondary Education
Teaching Professionals
Technical School First Cycle
University First Cycle
Language: English
Rights: Education Development Center, Inc (EDC).
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2007-11-12 16:19:41 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2008-06-06 10:32:39 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Staff  Scout Staff
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Resource URL Clicks: 16
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