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Robson, Daphne; Abell, Walt; Boustead, Therese – International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning, 2012
Students who are preparing to study science and engineering need to understand equation solving but adult students returning to study can find this difficult. In this paper, the design of an online resource, Equations2go, for helping students learn to solve linear equations is investigated. Students learning to solve equations need to consider…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Adult Students, Equations (Mathematics), Algebra
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Yeo, Joseph B. W.; Yeap, Ban Har – International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning, 2010
Many educators believe that mathematical investigation involves both problem posing and problem solving, but some teachers have taught their students to investigate during problem solving. The confusion about the relationship between investigation and problem solving may affect how teachers teach their students and how researchers conduct their…
Descriptors: Investigations, Problem Solving, Mathematics Instruction, Cognitive Processes