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Student errors are springboards for analyzing, reasoning, and justifying. To induce specific errors and help students learn, choose tasks that might produce mistakes.

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Kien H. Lim

Using nonproportional examples helps students determine when proportional strategies apply.

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Kien H. Lim

Tasks that generate a need for mathematical intellect generate motivation and promote success in learning mathematics. Some specific tasks and ways to generate new ones are offered.

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Kien H. Lim

Meaningful context motivates students to appreciate the usefulness of variables, expressions, equations, and symbolic transformations.

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Kien H. Lim

Counterintuitive results based on Simpson's paradox generate rich discussions about scoring and weighted averages.

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Kien H. Lim

The hammer-and-nail phenomenon highlights human tendency to approach a problem using a tool with which one is familiar instead of analyzing the problem. Pedagogical suggestions are offered to help students minimize their mathematical impulsivity, cultivate an analytic disposition, and develop conceptual understanding.

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Kien H. Lim and Ashley D. Wilson

Use math videos and different types of inquiries to increase students' intellectual engagement.