id: 06210889
dt: j
an: 2013e.00288
au: Nicklas, John Matthew
ti: Map coloring: a studentâ€™s perspective.
so: Math. Teach. Middle Sch. 17, No. 8, 502-504 (2012).
py: 2012
pu: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Reston, VA
la: EN
cc: D53 K33 C23
ut: problem posing; open-ended problems; non-routine problems; motivation;
discovery learning; graph theory; graph coloring; chromatic theory;
lower secondary; distributive property; four-color theorem; counting
principle; estimation; number of possible solutions; unsolved problem;
student activities; student attitudes
ci:
li: doi:10.5951/mathteacmiddscho.17.8.0502
http://www.nctm.org/publications/article.aspx?id=32607
ab: Summary: A middle school student worked on a map coloring problem, which
motivated him to explore advanced mathematics.
rv: