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From (Observing) Problem Solving to (Observing) Problem Posing: Fronting the Teacher as Observer

Nat Banting & Elaine Simmt

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Open peer commentary on the article “From Problem Solving to Problem Posing, and from Strategies to Laying Down a Path in Solving: Taking Varela’s Ideas to Mathematics Education Research” by Jérôme Proulx & Jean-François Maheux. Upshot: The aim of this commentary is to extend the work of Proulx and Maheux to include consideration of the teacher-observer whose role (in part) in the mathematics classroom is to ensure that curriculum goals are being met.


Banting N. & Simmt E. (2017) From (observing) problem solving to (observing) problem posing: Fronting the teacher as observer. Constructivist Foundations 13(1): 177–179. http://constructivist.info/13/1/177

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