Bugs, Planes, and Ferris Wheels: A Problem-Centered Curriculum

  • Bugs, Planes, and Ferris Wheels: A Problem-Centered Curriculum

    William Campbell, Joyce Kemp, Joan Zia
    This article describes a problem-centered curriculum for grades 9-12, using problem sets developed by a mathematics department and designed to take the place of textbooks. Student examples and activities are demonstrated and discussed. The students discover mathematical concepts in the context of the problems and activities in the materials.