Schoenfeld (1992)

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This chapter, by Alan Schoenfeld and, from NCTM's Handbook of Research on Mathematics Teaching and Learning summarizes the existing research on problem solving and points to promising directions for future research.


"Schoenfeld's (1985a, 1987) problem solving courses at the college level have as one of their major goals the development of executive or control skills."


Schoenfeld, Alan H. "Learning to think mathematically: Problem solving, metacognition, and sense making in mathematics." Handbook of research on mathematics teaching and learning (1992): 334-370.