Developing Mathematical Reasoning and Problem Solving Abilities Using Technology

Associate Prof. Dr. Leong Kwan Eu
Department of Mathematics and Science Education

Faculty of Education 

University of Malaya

Abstract

Mathematical problem solving is one of the mathematical thinking processes in the Malaysian secondary mathematics curriculum (KSSM). This presentation will provide mathematical investigation and problem solving tasks that can be used in mathematics classroom. By performing investigation tasks, learners would be provided with opportunity to develop their mathematical reasoning. In addition, the usage of technology would assist in developing problem solving abilities.

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Associate Prof. Dr. Leong Kwan Eu
Department of Mathematics and Science Education

Faculty of Education

University of Malaya 

Leong Kwan Eu is currently an Associate Professor working at the Department of Mathematics and Science Education in the Faculty of Education, University of Malaya. He holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education from Columbia University Teachers College, New York. His working experience include 15 years of teaching secondary mathematics, pre-university mathematics and mathematics education courses. He has written several reference books in secondary mathematics and numerous articles in research journals. In addition, he actively researches and publishes in the area of mathematical modelling, technology in mathematics education, secondary mathematics and statistical analysis.