Mathematical ability relies on knowledge, Too

John Sweller, Richard Clark, Paul A. Kirschner

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    Problem solving is central to mathematics. Yet problem-solving skill is not what it seems. Indeed, the field of problem solving has recently undergone a surge in research interest and insight, but many of the results of this research are both counterintuitive and contrary to many widely held views.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)34-35
    Number of pages2
    JournalAmerican Educator
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - 2010


    • Mathematics
    • Knowledge
    • Teaching
    • Instruction


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