The Internet: Problem Solving Friend or Foe?

  • The Internet: Problem Solving Friend or Foe?

    Jeffrey Wanko
    Teaching problem solving to today's students requires teachers to be aware of the ways their students may use the internet as both a resource and as a tool for solving problems. In this article, I describe some of my own experiences in teaching problem solving to preservice teachers and how the existence of the internet has affected the ways in which I design and pose problems to my students.