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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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Blogger

#### Problem Solving Strategies

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Eight mini-posters remind your math class of strategies to try when attacking a problem. Print each one on a different brightly colored piece of paper, laminate, and post in your classroom for year-long reference. Strategies...
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Curated OER

#### Get Ready For Problem Solving Strategies

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Problem solving strategies are the focus of this math PowerPoint. Young mathematicians are introduced to the TAKS problem solving model, then practice by completing 38 slides filled with practice problems. Drawing pictures of the...
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Scholastic

#### Problem-Solving Strategies

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Read carefully, look for key words, eliminate, estimate, check your answers. Give your youngsters the strategies for approaching multiple-choice problem solving, focusing on multiplication and division of whole numbers, with this...
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Curated OER

#### Problem Solving: Draw a Diagram

For Teachers 4th - 5th
This problem solving PowerPoint presents a detailed, logical sequence of steps to follow in order to solve a story problem. The thinking processes described are given in text and represented by a visual model. After discussing the...
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Curated OER

#### 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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Education Foundation of Sarasota County

#### Problem Solving Skills for Home and School

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Dr. Seuss' The Zax has a lesson to teach tweens and teens about the importance of problem-solving skills. After viewing the short video, groups identify conflicts that may occur at home, in school or in the community. They then...
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Curated OER

#### Problem-Solving Strategy: Guess and Check

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Teach your class how to guess and check to solve word problems. There are 4 single step word problems for them to solve.
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Public Schools of North Carolina

For Students 4th Standards
Fresh off the press, these math newsletters will challenge the problem solving skills of your young mathematicians. With an incredibly wide variety of questions covering the topics of arithmetic and geometry, these unique...
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Teach Engineering

#### 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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Overcoming Obstacles

#### Problem Solving at Home

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The final lesson in the "Problem Solving Module" focuses on finding creative solutions to problems that might arise at home. Individuals then create a storyboard that illustrates how they would apply the six-step problem-solving process...
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Curated OER

#### Problem Solving Strategy: Use a Pattern

For Students 1st - 2nd
Pattern recognition is a skills that can help learners problem solve and build number sense. This simple worksheet requires kids to compete 5 number patterns.
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Curated OER

#### 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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Public Schools of North Carolina

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Develop the problem solving skills of your young learners with this collection of math newsletters. Covering a variety of topics ranging from simple arithmetic and number sense to symmetry and graphing, these worksheets offer a nice...
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Public Schools of North Carolina

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Keep the skills of your young mathematicians up-to-date with this series of newsletter worksheets. Offering a wide array of basic arithmetic, geometry, and problem solving exercises, this resource is a great way to develop the critical...
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Willow Tree

#### 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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Public Schools of North Carolina

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Make sure your class stays up with the times using this series of math newsletters. Including word problems that cover topics ranging from consumer math and symmetry to graphing and probability, these worksheets are a fun way to...
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Public Schools of North Carolina

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Looking for a way to challenge the problem-solving abilities of your young mathematicians? Then look no further. This collect of newsletter worksheets engages learners with a variety of interesting word problems that cover topics ranging...
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Curated OER

#### Basic Math Skills Practice and Problem Solving

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
The intention of the slide-show is to provide learners with the opportunity to problems solve with a peer. They work through each problem provided and discuss their strategies. This is a great way to build foundational math and algebraic...
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Overcoming Obstacles

#### Problem Solving Techniques

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Participants in the first lesson of the "Problem Solving Module" discover that the techniques used to solve problems follow the same steps they practiced in the "Decision Making Skills Module." Groups focus on different characters in a...
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Curated OER

#### Problem-Solving Strategy: Find a Pattern

For Students 4th - 6th
In this tessellations worksheet, learners solve 2 word problems where they use the "make a pattern strategy" to form tessellations from geometric shapes. There is scaffolding for the problem solving strategy.
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Curated OER

#### Year 6: Word Problems

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Engage your critical thinkers with a series of word problems that ask them to discuss their problem solving strategies. There are eight multi-step problems to solve, each problem includes the notes on the operation performed, the process...
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Curated OER

#### Money Problems: Pounds and Pence

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Teaching youngsters how to handle money is a great way to bring math to life. This series of problems encourage learners to use problem solving strategies such as, underlining, and circling information to solve. Note: This resource was...
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Curated OER

#### Problem Solving: Guess and Check

For Students 2nd - 4th
Sometimes guess and check is the best way to solve a word problem. Learners use the guess and check strategy to solve each of the 6 included story problems. Note: At times younger children have difficulty using estimation or the guess...