# Problem solving activities in a constructivist framework: exploring how students approach difficult problems

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*31st Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA 31): Navigating Currents and Charting Directions.*Brisbane, Australia 28 Jun - 01 Jul 2008 Adelaide, Australia.

Paper/Presentation Title | Problem solving activities in a constructivist framework: exploring how students approach difficult problems |
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Presentation Type | Paper |

Authors | Yevdokimov, Oleksiy (Author) and Passmore, Tim (Author) |

Editors | Goos, Merrilyn, Brown, Ray and Makar, Katie |

Journal or Proceedings Title | Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA31) |

ERA Conference ID | 50230 |

Journal Citation | 2, pp. 629-636 |

Number of Pages | 8 |

Year | 2008 |

Place of Publication | Adelaide, Australia |

ISBN | 9781920846176 |

9781920846183 | |

Web Address (URL) of Paper | http://www.merga.net.au/documents/RP762008.pdf |

Conference/Event | 31st Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA 31): Navigating Currents and Charting Directions |

Annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia | |

Event Details | 31st Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA 31): Navigating Currents and Charting Directions Event Date 28 Jun 2008 to end of 01 Jul 2008Event Location Brisbane, Australia |

Event Details | Annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia MERGA Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia Conference (MERGA) |

Abstract | The paper describes results of a teaching experiment with five high school (Year 10 and 11) students. Four |

Keywords | high school students; problem solving; decision making; cognitive processes; mathematical concepts |

ANZSRC Field of Research 2020 | 390109. Mathematics and numeracy curriculum and pedagogy |

390409. Learning sciences | |

390306. Secondary education | |

Public Notes | © 2008 Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia. This publication is copyright. It may be reproduced in whole or in part for the purposes of study, research, or review, but is subject to the inclusion of an acknowledgment of the source. Published version deposited with blanket permission of the MERGA President. |

Byline Affiliations | Department of Mathematics and Computing |

https://research.usq.edu.au/item/9z021/problem-solving-activities-in-a-constructivist-framework-exploring-how-students-approach-difficult-problems

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