ICME-13 Monographs

Mathematical Problem Solving

Current Themes, Trends, and Research

Editors: Liljedahl, Peter, Santos-Trigo, Manuel (Eds.)

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  • Brings together some of the latest research on problem solving
  • Offers international perspectives on current themes, trends, and research on problem solving
  • Presents multiple frameworks and views on problem solving 
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This book contributes to the field of mathematical problem solving by exploring current themes, trends and research perspectives. It does so by addressing five broad and related dimensions: problem solving heuristics, problem solving and technology, inquiry and problem posing in mathematics education, assessment of and through problem solving, and the problem solving environment.

Mathematical problem solving has long been recognized as an important aspect of mathematics, teaching mathematics, and learning mathematics. It has influenced mathematics curricula around the world, with calls for the teaching of problem solving as well as the teaching of mathematics through problem solving. And as such, it has been of interest to mathematics education researchers for as long as the field has existed. Research in this area has generally aimed at understanding and relating the processes involved in solving problems to students’ development of mathematical knowledge and problem solving skills. The accumulated knowledge and field developments have included conceptual frameworks for characterizing learners’ success in problem solving activities, cognitive, metacognitive, social and affective analysis, curriculum proposals, and ways to promote problem solving approaches. 

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)
  • “Looking Back” to Solve Differently: Familiarity, Fluency, and Flexibility

    Tjoe, Hartono

    Pages 3-20

  • Future-Oriented Thinking and Activity in Mathematical Problem Solving

    Maciejewski, Wes

    Pages 21-38

  • A Model of Mathematical Problem Solving with Technology: The Case of Marco Solving-and-Expressing Two Geometry Problems

    Carreira, Susana (et al.)

    Pages 41-62

  • Mathematical Problem Solving and the Use of Digital Technologies

    Santos-Trigo, Manuel

    Pages 63-89

  • The Spreadsheet Affordances in Solving Complex Word Problems

    Amado, Nélia (et al.)

    Pages 91-109

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eBook $109.00
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Hardcover $149.99
price for USA in USD
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Mathematical Problem Solving
Book Subtitle
Current Themes, Trends, and Research
Editors
  • Peter Liljedahl
  • Manuel Santos-Trigo
Series Title
ICME-13 Monographs
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-10472-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-10472-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-10471-9
Series ISSN
2520-8322
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 362
Number of Illustrations
30 b/w illustrations, 82 illustrations in colour
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