The Problem Solving and Communication Activity Series Wonder

Wonder

Good wondering is what drives strategy selection and problem solving. Plus good wondering helps to create new problems to explore so more math can be learned.

We offer great questions and activity structure to get students wondering. We share good prompts for wondering to get started, wondering to get unstuck, and wondering to extend and learn more.

Activities

Facilitation Questions

  • What are you missing?
  • How does this fit with what you learned before?
  • What are you trying to figure out, again?
  • And much, much more...

Recommended Library Problems

The Strategy Examples documents linked from these problems contain examples of what students could do with the activities. You need a Class Membership or higher to access Library problems.

Math Fundamentals

Trapezoid Teatime
Moons, By Jove!

Pre-Algebra

Fences for Fido and Friends
Sing a Song of Sunscreen

Algebra

Many or Money?
Factor Bingo

Geometry

Fix this Picture
In a Pickle

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