solving world problems is a pun on the way that word problems in math often have little to do with the real world.
Irrelevant math contexts and the focus on a single correct solution or method often marginalize students.
This site provides resources and information for math teachers, teacher educators, parents, and students to problematize what matters in mathematics education.
This page is created & maintained by Frances K. Harper, PhD.
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June 3-7, 2019: MSU Summer Intensive on Community Engaged Scholarship, East Lansing, MI
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