15 minutes | Sep 28th 2020

Ep. 15: Problem Solving with a Twist

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Have you ever tried teaching your students the steps to approaching word problems, but your students still struggled? Pam and Kim discuss a better way to help kids tackle math problems. They explain why if you want the best for your students, the acronyms and problem annotation methods of the past simply won't cut it. Help your students live the problem solving process, and not just memorize it. 

Talking Points

  • The dangers of teaching "Problem Solving Methods"
  • How to engage students in mathematics so that problem solving is a natural outcome
  • How to run students through numberless word problems


Resources: Brain Bushart's Numberless Word Problems

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