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# Understanding the Sustainability of a Teaching Innovation for Problem Solving: A Systems Approach

## Abstract

This chapter investigates which key factors contributed to or impeded sustainability of a Mathematics Problem Solving teaching innovation that was implemented in four schools in Singapore. Recognizing that sustainability of teaching innovations involve several interconnected components, we adopt a systems approach for the purpose of this investigation. The research aim of this chapter is to develop a theoretical model that helps identify facilitators and impediments to sustainability of this teaching innovation. Such an identification is a first step to understanding systemic problems that plagued those schools in which this teaching innovation failed to sustain.

## Keywords

Teaching innovation Problem solving Sustainability## References

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