Mathematics for Teaching Tag: teaching through problem solving

Tag: teaching through problem solving

Lesson Study in Mathematics

From 2006 – 2009, the University of the Philippines National Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development (UPNISMED) piloted a school-based professional development  program for teachers called Lesson Study to two high schools and two elementary schools in Metro Manila. The project involved all the mathematics teachers of the schools. Lesson study engages teachers in creative and…

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Teach and assess for conceptual understanding

To teach for conceptual understanding requires assessing for conceptual understanding. The principles that guide teaching for understanding must be the same principles that should guide assessment. What are some of these? Open-ended, problem solving tasks To teach for conceptual understanding, it is not enough that students engage in problem solving task. The tasks should be…

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