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Open-Ended Problem Solving - Math

For Teachers 6th
If you are looking for an end-of-the-year math assessment, then this lesson could be for you! Your mathematicians are assessed on their ability to solve difficult, multi-step word problems that take quite a bit of thought and...
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Problem Solving

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Need a activity? Problem solved. Scholars learn about the problem-solving process in the sixth installment of a 25-part Energy Systems and Solutions unit. The particular process in question is the Technological Method of Problem Solving.
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Reading Comprehension Through Math Problem Solving

For Teachers 2nd
Focused on building strong reading comprehension and problem solving strategies, learners solve various math story problems in small groups. They share their answers along with their strategies. The strategies they practice include...
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Teaching Problem Solving Strategies in the 5-12 Curriculum

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Address any kind of math concept or problem with a series of problem-solving strategies. Over 12 days of different activities and increasing skills, learners practice different ways to solve problems, check their answers, and reflect...
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Fraction Problem Solving Process

For Teachers K
Help your charges solve a variety of fraction and skip counting problems using a problem solving process. As a class they work through a fraction problem step-by-step, and discuss a real-life connection to the problem. Students then play...
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Problem Solving

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
School subjects connect when your young scholars use math to edit English. Math allows you to convert an entire paragraph into a simple equation or inequality. Examples encourage learners to write expressions, equations, and inequalities...
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Introduction to Nanotechnology Using the Creative Problem-Solving Model

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Should we continue to spend money on nanotechnology? Groups engage in a problem-solving unique process around the newly emerging research field of nanotechnology. In order to propose a solution, the groups must research nanotechnology...
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Word Problems Solved By S.M.S.

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Learners solve word problems with a consumer math emphasis. This lesson plan also contains many strategies and questions learners can ask to solving problems.  There is also a bibliography included for resources on problem solving.
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Problem Solving - Adding Whole Numbers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In order to practice problem-solving skills, pupils work through a series of word problems. They each determine an answer and then share their thinking process with the class. This lesson demonstrates that there may be more than one way...
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Reading Comprehension and Problem Solving

For Teachers 2nd
Help your class solve story problems. Second graders will work in groups to solve a math story, review the problem solving process, and write in their math journals to reflect on the activity. This activity will also focus on reading...
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The Problem Solving Game

For Teachers 5th
Creativity, communication, cooperation. Pupils assume the role of employees at a game factory working together to develop a new game. Using the principles of the STAR method (Stop, Think, Act, Review), they work in teams to create game...
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Be a Problem Solving Star

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Reach for the STARs! Using the resource, scholars review the STAR (Stop, Think, Act, Review) method and discuss how to use it to solve a math equation. Next, small groups collaborate to solve a common problem in the classroom using the...
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Problem Solving? Cereal

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars use problem-solving approaches to investigate mathematical content. They formulate problems from situations within and outside mathematics content. They warm up with a survey done by the teacher. Everyone uses practice...
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Solving Two-Step Word Problems Involving Addition and Subtraction of Whole Number Including Money

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students determine how to write equations to solve two-step word problems using addition or subtraction. In this word problem lesson, students review number facts and problem solving steps. They apply the problem solving steps as they...
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Be a Problem Solving Star

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Encourage scholars to problem solve everyday frustrations using the STAR method. Using the acronym, learners remember to stop, think, act, and review. Participants begin with a math analogy in which they problem-solve to find the correct...
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Nothing But Problems

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Here is a fabulous instructional activity on problem solving in the mathematical world. In it, third and fourth graders get lots of great coaching on how to approach word problems, and how to best find a solution. They watch an episode...
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"Andy Works for Charity"

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore a real-word math problem with your class. Strengthen their problem-solving strategies by coming up with an answer to a money question. They work in groups to determine the answer. Also, they share with the class the various...
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Using Compensatory Numbers to Subtract

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders start thinking about compensatory numbers and how they can be used to subtract without regrouping. They work through a series of four activities that span several days and engage them in pair work and problem solving with...
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Transforming Word Problems into Number Sentences Transforming Word Problems into Number Sentences

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Practice using problem solving strategies by breaking down word problems into a series of visual "stair" steps. Learners restate what is being asked, locate word clues, eliminate unnecessary information, and determine the operation to be...
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Problem Solving Process: One-To-One Correspondence

For Teachers 1st
First graders observe and demonstrate a variety of problem solving strategies to solve problems involving one-to-one correspondence and whole numbers to 100. They discuss the steps of the problem solving process, and solve a word...
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Problem Solving

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders practice problem solving strategies. In this problem solving lesson, 2nd graders use strategies such as guess and check, acting out, drawing pictures and looking for patterns to solve problems. Students work in groups to...
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Using Algebra to Explore Problem Space

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students apply their knowledge of math by rewriting word problems using equations. In this word problem lesson, students build upon previous knowledge as they set up the correct steps to solve word problems. This lesson is full of hints...
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Word Problems of Equal Share and Equal Groups

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Explore this engaging approach to division problem solving with young scholars. They construct story problems after drawing 3 cards that give them a type of object, how many they have of that object, and the number of groups the object...
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Using Proportions to Solve Problems

For Teachers 6th
Skittles and math? Pupils will work as a class to determine how many orange Skittles are in a large bag by using proportions. They will problem solve, estimate, and share their thinking. Then, they will each receive a small bag of...

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