Below are questions, along with helpful links, about how to implement inquiry-based instruction and research to support the practices.
Can I check out some research?
- Why is Teaching With Problem Solving Important to Student Learning (NCTM)
- Longitudinal Study of Learning to Use Children’s Thinking in Math… (NCTM)
- The Case of Railside School (Jo Boaler)
How often should I use a PrBL lesson?
- Problem-Based Learning Frequently Asked Questions (Robert Kaplinsky)
- Why Are You Using That Problem? (Robert Kaplinsky)
- Possible Curriculum
At what point in the lesson do I teach the skill?
- Why I love my PLN (Adam Holman)
- When to scaffold, if at all (Geoff Krall)
- When inquiry and methods intersect (Geoff Krall)
What are some strategies for effective groupwork?
How do I make connections between the tasks and the content?
- 5 Practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussions (Stein & Smith)
- Sample Lessons using the 5 Practices
- 3 Act Math: Structure and Making Connections
How do I develop procedural fluency in a PrBL classroom?
- Procedural Fluency in a Problem-Based Classroom
- Seven (Sneaky) Activities To Get Your Students Talking Mathematically (Geoff Krall)
- “Going Over” Problems (Dylan Kane)
How do I assess in an inquiry-based classroom?
How do I get the most out of student presentations?
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