Mathematics for Teaching Tag: abstraction

Tag: abstraction

Levels of Problem Solving Skills

Here is one way of describing students levels of problem solving skills in mathematics. I call them levels of problem solving skills rather than process of reflective abstraction as described in the original paper. As math teachers it is important that we are aware of our students learning trajectory in problem solving so we can…

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Two Plus Two Apples or Why Indians Flunk

I found a piece of paper with this little poem inserted in my old notebook. It was written by Beverly Slapin. I realized I was born an Indian and will always be. All right, class, let’s see who know what two plus two is. Yes, Doris? I have a question. Two plus two what? Two…

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