Revitalizing and Repurposing Conventional Word Problems

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  • 1 Texas State University, San Marcos
  • 2 Utah State University, Logan

Conventional word problems can't help students build mathematical modeling skills. on their own. But they can be leveraged! We examined how middle and high school students made sense of word problems and offer strategies to question and extend word problems to promote mathematical reasoning.

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Use questions and extensions to promote mathematical reasoning and help middle and high school students build mathematical modeling skills.

Mathematics Teacher: Learning and Teaching PK-12
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