About the Knowledge of Teacher Students in Respect to Problem Orientation in Mathematics Education

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Günter Graumann

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Problem orientation as a part of mathematics education is required by mathematicians already for a long time and since the beginning of ProMath meetings the situation in school has been improved a little bit, but it is still practiced not sufficiently. Resistors among other enhancements are special beliefs about mathematics education and insufficient knowledge about problem orientation. This is the reason I offered again a seminar for teacher students about problem orientation in mathematics education in summer 2016. In the following first I will briefly discuss different type of problems and then as the main part report and discuss results of a written survey on knowledge to problem orientation at the beginning of the seminar as well as personal comments the students have made during the seminar sessions and in protocols on the seminar sessions.

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