Applying Cooperative Techniques in Teaching Problem Solving

  • Krisztina Barczi
Keywords: Cooperative techniques, Problem solving, Investigation, Open problem


Teaching how to solve problems – from solving simple equations to solving difficult competition tasks – has been one of the greatest challenges for mathematics education for many years. Trying to find an effective method is an important educational task. Among others, the question arises as to whether a method in which students help each other might be useful. The present article describes part of an experiment that was designed to determine the effects of cooperative teaching techniques on the development of problem-solving skills.


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