### Deepen Math Understanding: Solve a Math Problem in Different Ways

Learning how to solve a math problem in different ways has many benefits. 1. It helps students understand the underlying principles of a math topic. 2. It leads students to think about which approach is the fastest or most efficient way to solve a math problem. 3. It also leads students to understand that math questions can be posed in a variety of ways just like math problems can be solved in a variety of ways. Let us begin with the third benefit. Some students can solve a math problem when…

### Mind Boggling Math! Easy Prep Math Enrichment - The Teacher Studio

A few weeks ago I posted some room pics on Instagram and I got quite a few comments and questions about this one . . . I can’t wait to change out these numbers with the new printed ones I just made! I still love the paper plate backgrounds, so the new numbers will slip […]

### Totally Terrific in Texas

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### Panicked Teacher

Ideas for the panicked teacher! Math and Language Arts ideas for any teacher.

### Winter Math and Literacy Packet (First Grade)

Word Problems with too much information. Read the simple word problem, cross out the part you don't need and solve it! PERFECT way to get kids to read and analyze!

### What's the Question - Tried it Tuesday

Using a What's the Question board in the classroom

### 8 Problem Solving Strategies for the Math Classroom

Visit Luminous Learning to download a FREE math problem solving strategies handout. Luminous Learning is dedicated to empowering students with learning disabilities, helping them become more confident math learners.

### 5 Activities for Teaching Problem-Solving

Different Activities, Strategies, and Resources to Help Your Students Become Masters at Problem-Solving in Math

### Account Suspended

I was under the weather this weekend, but it did give me some time to finish up some things that I’ve been working on lately! I’m usually a pretty slow creator because I get side …

### Foldables ~ Functional Folding Fun! Flip-Flap Books And Elementary Lapbooks!

Math Foldables...Elementary Paper Folding Flap Books For All Subject Areas! Just print, fold, cut and you are ready to go! Print on colored paper for an added variety! This 200+ page unit includes a variety of folding flap books including: blank books which can be used for any topic, Venn Diagrams, word families, contractions, grammar, character map, vocabulary, short & long vowels, math, science and social studies topics too! $

### List of Problem Solving Strategies for INBs or Binders | Math = Love

Today I want to share a list of problem solving strategies designed to be glued in interactive notebooks. I have also included a full-sized version for binders.

### Extension Menus: Give Your Early Finishers RELEVANT Options to Choose From

Most classrooms I've taught in have at least one or two early finishers that grasp the lesson quickly, speed through the independent wo...

### How to Make Homework Fun for Kids

Homework is one of those things that you will either agree with or disagree. Agree, because you know it’s a way to help children to reinforce skills or it’s a good way to prepare them for content they will be covering or maybe you are using it for enrichment and extension. Disagree, because you are always chasing up kids who didn’t do their homework or struggling to find time to mark homework or even set homework, particularly if you are creating a worksheet for it. We can’t dispute the fact…

### Multi-Step Word Problem Task Cards FREE

These 16 multiple-step task cards feature word problems using all addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with whole numbers. Options include print, Easel Activities, and Google Forms. They are samples from each set of my multi-step word problem task card resources. Great for centers, sm...

### Mind Boggling Math! Easy Prep Math Enrichment - The Teacher Studio

A few weeks ago I posted some room pics on Instagram and I got quite a few comments and questions about this one . . . I can’t wait to change out these numbers with the new printed ones I just made! I still love the paper plate backgrounds, so the new numbers will slip […]

### Open Ended Problem Solving - The Teacher Studio

As you know, I am a huge believer in incorporating problem solving into math class whenever possible. Over the years, it is has become more and more clear that students are on a quest to “get the right answer”. They don’t value the problem solving process as much as what gets written on the line […]