Title

Mathematics Circles: A Structured Approach to Problem Solving

Document Type

Article

Journal/Book Title/Conference

Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School

Volume

14

Issue

4

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Publication Date

2008

First Page

214

Last Page

221

Abstract

To guide problem-solving activities in the classroom, this article presents a strategy similar to the reading model found in literature circles. The goal of mathematics circles is to provide guidance and structure to problem-solving activities so that students can internalize the strategies needed for them to develop into mathematicians.

Comments

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