Powerful Problem Solving: Activities for Sense Making with the Mathematical Practices

Powerful Problem Solving: Activities for Sense Making with

How can we break the cycle of frustrated students who "drop out of math" because the procedures just don't make sense to them? Or who memorize the procedures for the test but don't really understand the mathematics? Max Ray-Riek and his colleagues at the Math Forum @ Drexel University say "problem solved," by offering their collective wisdom about how students become proficient problem solvers, through the lens of the CCSS for Mathematical Practices. They unpack the process of problem solving in fresh new ways and turn the Practices into activities that teachers can use to foster habits of mind required by the Common Core: communicating ideas and listening to the reflections of others estimating and reasoning to see the "big picture" of a problem organizing information to promote problem solving using modeling and representations to visualize abstract concepts reflecting on, revising, justifying, and extending the work. Powerful Problem Solving shows what's possible when students become active doers rather than passive consumers of mathematics. Max argues that the process of sense-making truly begins when we create questioning, curious classrooms full of students' own thoughts and ideas. By asking "What do you notice? What do you wonder?" we give students opportunities to see p...

  • Brand: Heinemann Educational Books
  • ASIN: 0325050902

Carson Dellosa - Problem Solving 4 Today: Daily Skill Practice, Math Problem-Solving Activities for 5th Grade, 96 Pages, Paperback, Ages 10-11 with Answer Key

Carson Dellosa - Problem Solving 4 Today: Daily

FIFTH GRADE: Learn critical math word problem-solving skills for second grade with strategies such as drawing and using a tape diagram, working backward, finding a pattern, and more.INCLUDES: Reproducible activities to be used during a four-day period, a fifth-day assessment, a weekly problem-solving strategy, progress-tracking reproducible, standards alignment chart, tips for fostering school-to-home connection, and answer key. TEST PREP NECESSITY: The 4 Today series offers quick and easy-to-use math workbooks that provide daily practice that is excellent for standardized testing review. EASY REMEDIATION: These workbooks simplify teaching problem-solving skills with teacher-suggested practice that takes just 10 minutes a day. A full 40 weeks of reproducible activities are included with assessments that quickly gauge comprehension.PARENT & HOMESCHOOL FRIENDLY: Easy step-by-step instructions are perfect for independent work, while weekly assessments and answer keys make checking your child’s work a breeze.

  • Color: Multi
  • Brand: CARSON DELLOSA
  • ASIN: 1483850196
  • UPC: 044222272104

Comic-Strip Math: Problem Solving: 80 Reproducible Cartoons With Dozens and Dozens of Story Problems That Motivate Students and Build Essential Math Skills

Comic-Strip Math: Problem Solving: 80 Reproducible Cartoons With

Math + Comics = Learning That’s Fun! Help students build essential math skills and meet math standards with 80 laugh-out-loud comic strips and companion mini-story problems. Each reproducible comic and problem set reinforces a key math skill: multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, measurement, geometry, and more. Great to use for small-group or independent class work and for homework! For use with Grades 3-6.

  • Color: Multi
  • Brand: Scholastic Teaching Resources
  • ASIN: 0545195713

180 Days of Problem Solving for Fourth Grade - Build Math Fluency with this 4th Grade Math Workbook (180 Days of Practice)

180 Days of Problem Solving for Fourth Grade

Take your students on a year-round problem-solving adventure! There’s no room for boredom once students crack open this problem-solving workbook. For 180 days, your child will have an assortment of activities right at their fingertips that are designed to strengthen essential problem-solving skills. As students grow up, go to college, and start their careers, they need to be able to face the “real world” and solve problems that may come their way. While this problem-solving workbook is for school-age children, it’s never too early to begin teaching how to solve problems in a reasonable, responsible manner. This lesson book can help teachers and tutors do just that. With 180 Days of Problem Solving, students get daily problem-solving practice geared directly toward developing the skills they need to approach complex problems. The activities are presented in five-day sequences focusing on Fourth grade level skills, providing opportunities for students to think critically and approach problems using multiple strategies. Who should use this workbook? It’s perfect for the student who needs to spend a little extra time working on their problem-solving skills outside of school. 180 Days of Problem Solving provides thematic units and lesson plans that offer guidance and support...

  • Color: Multi
  • Brand: Shell Education
  • ASIN: 1425816169

Mastering Essential Math Skills PROBLEM SOLVING (Mastering Essential Math Skills)

Mastering Essential Math Skills PROBLEM SOLVING (Mastering Essential

Check out our new title, MATH REFRESHER FOR ADULTS. Includes video tutorials.This title, PROBLEM SOLVING, is used by hundreds of thousands of students each year. Perfect Math For Students Who Are Math Challenged or who have struggled in the past. This book shows you how to effectively apply your math skills to real-life situations. What good is math if you can put it to practical use? Students will start with one-step problems and work their way up to mult-step problems. Lessons are presented in a simple format that everyone can understand. Includes a review of all Whole Number, Fraction, Decimal, and Percent operations. An excellent refresher! Each Lesson flows smoothly and logically to the next. Each lesson is short, concise, and to the point. Lots of examples with step-by-step solutions. Each lesson includes a valuable Helpful Hints section. Review is built into each lesson. Students will retain what they have learned! Includes free access to all Mastering Math Essentials online video tutorials. Just go to www.mathessentials.net and click on Videos button. Passwords are in red print. Includes solutions for all problems.

  • ASIN: 0966621182

Carson Dellosa - Problem Solving 4 Today: Daily Skill Practice, Math Problem-Solving Activities for 4th Grade, 96 Pages, Paperback, Ages 9-10 with Answer Key

Carson Dellosa - Problem Solving 4 Today: Daily

FOURTH GRADE: Learn critical math word problem-solving skills for second grade with strategies such as interpreting remainders, estimating the answer, drawing a visual model, and more.INCLUDES: Reproducible activities to be used during a four-day period, a fifth-day assessment, a weekly problem-solving strategy, progress-tracking reproducible, standards alignment chart, tips for fostering school-to-home connection, and answer key. TEST PREP NECESSITY: The 4 Today series offers quick and easy-to-use math workbooks that provide daily practice that is excellent for standardized testing review. EASY REMEDIATION: These workbooks simplify teaching problem-solving skills with teacher-suggested practice that takes just 10 minutes a day. A full 40 weeks of reproducible activities are included with assessments that quickly gauge comprehension.PARENT & HOMESCHOOL FRIENDLY: Easy step-by-step instructions are perfect for independent work, while weekly assessments and answer keys make checking your child’s work a breeze.

  • Color: Multi
  • Brand: CARSON DELLOSA
  • ASIN: 1483850188
  • UPC: 044222272098

School Zone - Word Problems Grades 1-2 Workbook - 64 Pages, Ages 6 to 8, Picture Stories, Calendars and Clocks, Word Problems, and More (School Zone I Know It!® Workbook Series)

School Zone - Word Problems Grades 1-2 Workbook

Find our complete line of educational resources at Amazon.com/SchoolZonePublishing FEATURES & BENEFITS 60 activity pages, 3 answer key pages, and 1 completion reward certificate For ages 6-8 7.75" x 10.75" pages with durable glossy cover Skill areas include using tables and graphs, choosing the operation, solving problems, logical reasoning, and more! Step-by-step examples, picture clues, and clear examples show kids how reading and math fit together Follows both NCTM and Common Core standards Find at-a-glance skill focus listed at the bottom of each page Perforated pages makes it easy to tear out for individual worksheets AMAZING - Read the clues, solve the problem! Step-by-step examples, picture clues and clear instructions will show your child how reading and math fit together. Our 64-page Word Problems 1-2 Deluxe Edition workbook from the I Know It!® series, presents colorful picture stories and word problems. The lessons primarily focus on using addition and subtraction concepts and skills in real-life situations. Kids also get to practice telling time, counting money, and using calendars, graphs, and tables. The workbook provides the highest quality, most up-to-date curriculum possible. The tablet size design makes this workbook ideal for putting in a backpack or ...

  • Brand: School Zone Publishing
  • ASIN: 1589473248
  • UPC: 076645022103

Math Stories For Problem Solving Success: Ready-to-Use Activities Based on Real-Life Situations, Grades 6-12

Math Stories For Problem Solving Success: Ready-to-Use Activities

This second edition of the popular math teaching resource book Math Stories for Problem Solving Success offers updated true-to-life situations designed to motivate teenagers to use math skills for solving everyday problems. The book features intriguing short stories followed by sets of problems related to the stories that are correlated to the standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Each of the easy-to-read stories is followed by three increasingly difficult groups of problem sets. This makes it simple for teachers to select the appropriate problem set for students of different abilities and at different grade levels. To further enhance student involvement, the stories feature recurring characters and can be used either sequentially or out of order. The problems in the book cover many basic math topics, including decimals, fractions, and percents; measurement; geometry; data, statistics, and probability; algebra; and problem solving. In addition to having all the answers, an Answer Key at the end of the book offers explanations and background information about the problems that can be helpful to both teachers and students. Math Stories for Problem Solving Success will help you show students that math is something they are already using every day.

  • ASIN: 0787996300

DK Workbooks: Problem Solving, Kindergarten: Learn and Explore

DK Workbooks: Problem Solving, Kindergarten: Learn and

DK Workbooks: Problem Solving: Kindergarten will get your kindergartner thinking critically and building math skills to help solve word problems. Level by level, these write-in DK Workbooks: Problem Solving offer at-home practice that kids actually enjoy — making them ideal supplements to schoolwork.Designed to support the Common Core State Standards, this series is developed with leading educational experts to build confidence and understanding. Each leveled workbook, for children ages 3 – 9, is packed with activities and challenges, offering the beneficial repetition and cumulative learning that lead to mastery. Fact boxes on each page give a simple overview of the topics being covered, helping children get their bearings, review the basics, and often see an example of the task at hand.

  • ASIN: 1465444580

1st Grade Common Core Math: Daily Practice Workbook | 1000+ Practice Questions and Video Explanations | Argo Brothers

1st Grade Common Core Math: Daily Practice Workbook

This book is your comprehensive workbook for 1st Grade Common Core Math.By practicing and mastering this entire workbook, your child will become very familiar and comfortable with the state math exam and common core standards. This 1st Grade Common Core Math Daily Practice Workbook includes:20 Weeks of Daily Math PracticeWeekly AssessmentsState Aligned Common Core CurriculumEnd of Year Assessment This book has following topics covered:Week 1 - Adding and subtracting within 20Week 2- Word problems that involve three whole numbersWeek 3 - Properties of operationsWeek 4 - Subtraction as an unknown-addend problemWeek 5 - Add and subtract numbers within 20Week 6 - Secrets of how to add and subtractWeek 7 - The equal signWeek 8 - Add or subtract three whole numbersWeek 9 - Count to the number 120Week 10 - Learning about the ones and tens place valueWeek 11 - Compare two digit numbersWeek 12 - Add and subtract within 100Week 13 - Finding 10 more or 10 less than a number mentallyWeek 14 - Subtract multiples of 10 using models and drawingsWeek 15 - Order three objects by lengthWeek 16 - Adding and subtracting using equivalent numbersWeek 17 - Learn and write about timeWeek 18 - Representing and interpreting dataWeek 19 - Different shapes and their attributesWeek 20 - Two-dimensional shap...

  • ASIN: 1946755516
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