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Using the Right Problem at the Right Time

Problem-solving is an important part of mathematics teaching and learning. It’s also a term which is used in many different ways in mathematics classrooms. We have word problems, rich tasks, applications of mathematics, and many others which fall under this broad umbrella. Which one is “just right” depends on our instructional purpose. What is our learning intention for our students? What sort of problem-solving task best meets this purpose?

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