Math Problem Solving in Action: Getting Students to Love Word Problems, Grades 3-5

Book Name: Math Problem Solving in Action: Getting Students to Love Word Problems, Grades 3-5
Author: Nicki Newton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN-10: 1138206415,9781138206410
Year: 2017
Pages: 188
Language: English
File size: 2 Mb
File format: PDF

Math Problem Solving in Action: Getting Students to Love Word Problems, Grades 3-5 Pdf Book Description:

In this new publication from popular mathematics consultant and bestselling author Dr. Nicki Newton, you are going to find out how to help pupils become more effective and confident problem solvers. Problem solving is an essential skill for the 21st century but may be overwhelming for both teachers and pupils. Dr. Newton demonstrates how to produce word problems more engaging and relatable, how to scaffold them and assist students with math speech, the way to employ collaborative groups such as problem solving, the way to evaluate student progress, and even more.

Topics include:

Incorporating problem solving during the mathematics block, linking problems to students’ lives, and instructing pupils to persevere;
Unpacking word issues throughout the program and making them comprehensible to students;
Scaffolding word issues so that pupils can arrange all of the bits in viable manners;
Helping students navigate the intricate language at a word problem;
Showing students how to cause, version, and talk word issues;
utilizing enjoyable mini-lessons to engage pupils in the assumption of a word problem;
Implementing collaborative structures, like mathematics literature circles, to engage students in problem solving;
Obtaining the entire school involved with a problem-solving struggle to encourage schoolwide work and participation; and
Incorporating assessment to determine where students are and help them reach another level.

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