Learning to Think Mathematically: Problem Solving, Metacognition, and Sense-Making in Mathematics

A. H. Schoenfeld, University of California, Berkeley

This 102-page PDF file addresses mathematical thinking. The goals of this publication are to outline and substantiate a broad conceptualization of what it means to think mathematically, to summarize the literature relevant to understanding mathematical thinking and problem solving, and to point to new directions in research, development and assessment consonant with an emerging understanding of mathematical thinking and instruction goals.

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Subject: Education
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary
Research on Learning: Cognitive Domain:Metacognition
Topics: Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics, Education