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an: 2015f.00443
au: Ellerton, Nerida F.; Singer, Florence Mihaela; Cai, Jinfa
ti: Problem posing in mathematics: reflecting on the past, energizing the
present, and foreshadowing the future.
so: Singer, Florence Mihaela (ed.) et al., Mathematical problem posing. From
research to effective practice. New York, NY: Springer (ISBN
978-1-4614-6257-6/hbk; 978-1-4614-6258-3/ebook). Research in
Mathematics Education, 547-556 (2014).
py: 2014
pu: New York, NY: Springer
la: EN
cc: D50 D20
ut: problem posing; mathematical investigation; classroom practice; theoretical
frameworks; research on problem posing
ci:
li: doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-6258-3_26
ab: Summary: Five themes from the first 25 chapters of this book are
identified: (a) the object of mathematical investigation as the
construction of the problem itself and not just as finding the solution
to a problem; (b) problem posing as an agent of change in the
mathematics classroom; (c) integrating problem posing into mathematics
classrooms; (d) problem posing as a conduit between formal mathematics
instruction, problem solving, and the world outside the classroom; and
(e) the need for appropriate theoretical frameworks for reflecting on
problem posing. The fact that the chapters were prepared by a total of
52 authors from 16 countries is used to justify the claims that problem
posing is not merely a local phenomenon, and that its place in school
mathematics is gaining increasing recognition. Several imperatives for
the field are set out, with mathematics educators urged to find ways
and means of translating the obvious authenticity and enthusiasm
displayed in this book into active research and practice in mathematics
classrooms around the world.
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