• Reflections on a problem
    Reflections on a problem
    March 11, 2013 0 Comments None

    Our previous blog set a problem in which the goal was to make two numbers whose total is 9 and which use the digits 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 once only. We have been working with groups of teachers for the last two weeks and have found that, even for adults, the problem generates a lot of useful discussion at the S stage of the STAR model (Sort it out). During the same period, we read about the Manu Kapur concept of ‘productive failure’. The experiences of the teachers was of the ‘productive...