Math Learning Issues "How can I ..."

bullet1 ...develop my students’ problem solving skills?
bullet2 Problem-Based Curriculum

bullet3 Jasper Woodbury

What is it?

Jasper Woodbury Problem Solving Series consists of 12 video-disc based adventures that focus on mathematical problem finding and problem solving. ..each adventure provides multiple opportunities for problem solving, reasoning, communication and making connections to other areas such as science, social studies, literature and history.


Where do I find it?

peabody.vanderbilt.edu/projects/funded/jasper/Jasperhome.html


Research Findings

“Students who work with the series have shown gains in mathematical problem solving, communication abilities, and attitudes toward mathematics… Clearly the interactive video materials had positive effects on children’s problem solving and comprehension” [ How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience and School , National Research Council, p.209,210]