Problem Solving Classroom

Tips from a Master Teacher (This is a work in progress.)

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The Squirrel Problem

The Squirrel Problem

Let Students Fill in the Details I gave my students the Squirrel Problem years ago as an experiment. I wanted to be able to analyze an original problem for the end-of-the-year project, but I knew I should be doing things along the way to help them get to that point. I was starting to have them do Explorations, but I wondered what would happen if I gave them a very open-ended problem that they c...