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\iteman{ZMATH 2015e.00371}
\itemau{Pinkerton, Mark; Shafer, Kathryn G.}
\itemti{Punch up algebra with POWs.}
\itemso{Math. Teach. (Reston) 106, No. 6, 424-431 (2013).}
\itemab
Summary: Problem solving is a necessary component of developing a strong mathematics curriculum that will help all students achieve their life goals, regardless of their specific academic plans. What day-to-day instructional decisions do teachers need to make if they believe that problem solving is a vehicle for learning mathematical content? In this article, Pinkerton describes a yearlong experience designed to provide a sustained problem solving opportunity for his students. (ERIC)
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\itemcc{D43 F93 H33}
\itemut{problem solving; teaching methods; algebra; word problems; problem of the week (POW); problem selection}
\itemli{http://www.nctm.org/publications/article.aspx?id=35292}
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