Problem Solving, Reasoning and Cognitively Demanding Tasks

PROBLEM SOLVING

Problems Solving is an important part of learning mathematics.

Learning to think Mathematically by Schoenfeld.

REPRESENTATIONS/MAKING THINKING VISIBLE

Making Thinking Visible – Harvard Project Zero

Cognitively Guided Instruction – Assessment

http://everydaymath.uchicago.edu/teaching-topics/computation/

Mindset posters – (Star wars theme)

GROWTH MINDSET VS. FIXED MINDSET

Mindset

Video of Mindset

Ted Talk on Mindset

COGNITIVE DEMAND – MATHEMATICAL TASKS

Characterizing Cognitive Demand of Tasks by Smith, Stein, Arbaugh, Brown and Mossgrove

Complex Learning through Cognitively Demanding Tasks- Lyn English

Cognitive Demand Defined – Elementary Math PD Handout

SERP (Common Core)

 

VIDEO COGNITIVE DEMAND TASKS

Dan Meyers TED Talk

Dan Meyer Blog- contains multiple problem types

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