Phoenix, AZ
Feb 12
SPEAKER

Sue NortonScott 

TITLE

One Is Not Enough: Empowering Students to Generate Multiple Strategies to Solve a Problem  
DESCRIPTION

This handson session is designed for teachers wanting creative tips that motivate students to find numerous ways to solve problems. Participants will ACTively play the role of students while learning the 5step review process. When implementing "Empowering Students" guidelines, ALL students are engaged in organic mathematical exploration and discourse. This structured process allows students to "run the classroom" as long as they follow the guidelines. The teacher truly becomes the "guide on the side." Studentproduced work inspired by the Math Olympiad program is featured. This strategy can be integrated into your classroom next week. 
As an excellent source for many additional problems we highly recommend the following books:
For a text to teach math problem solving techniques, we recommend the classic: 