Early Secondary Mathematics: The Use of Intrigue to Enhance Mathematical Thinking and Motivation in Beginning Algebra

  • Early Secondary Mathematics: The Use of Intrigue to Enhance Mathematical Thinking and Motivation in Beginning Algebra

    Marjorie Lewkowicz
    The use of a purposefully designed set of problems, borrowed from a variety of critical thinking activity books, and selected to motivate, excite and engage students in the learning process. Incorporating these problems in a beginning algebra course is intended to help students develop a deeper, more conceptual understanding of mathematics.