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Math Musings: An Adult Numeracy Blog


How to Open Up Word Problems (and promote digital literacy, too!)
by Heidi Schuler-Jones In today’s classroom, we know that it is not enough to simply teach math content and skills. Students also need to develop facility with technology tools. Using a traditional word problem as a starting point, here are some ideas for doing so. First, think about ways to ‘open up’ a word problem: … Continue reading How to Open Up Word Problems (and promote digital literacy, too!)

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The Separation of Sense from Mathematical Understanding

 

 

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