Electronic Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics

Orlando, Florida, October 31-November 3, 2002

Paper C060

The Development of problem Solving Ability in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Sudan Hansraj

School of Education and School of Mathematical Sciences
University of Natal
Durban, 4041
Republic of South Africa

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We investigate the use of the Internet in developing the problem-solving skills of high school mathematics teachers. Our project involves teaching problem-solving strategies of Polya in a systematic manner to a dichotomous South African teaching fraternity in the post-apartheid era.

Keyword(s): teacher training, pedagogy, Internet