In the math classroom, word problems usually present the most straightforward opportunity for students to engage in problem-solving strategies.
For example, you could divide your class into teams and give each team a similar word problem that's been adjusted to meet the skill level of each student group.
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Then they could move forward with the problem-solving process.
Next is an often-overlooked step: having students identify any barriers between them and a solution.There are ‘Level select’ and ‘Restart’ buttons at the bottom of the game screen.However, you can only select from the levels you have already passed. How to play: Using your mouse, left click on a box to transform it into a ball, and then click the ball to transform it back into a box.She has taught in K-12 for more than 15 years, and higher education for ten years.In this lesson, we will look at strategies for teaching middle school students how to apply problem-solving in a variety of content areas.They may try creating tables or guesstimating a solution.Guesstimating is using trial and error to devise a solution.They may need to be more visual and create a mind-map.Sometimes they may prefer to test their proposed solutions in a simulation, by using manipulatives to recreate the problem and solution.This is a great game to play alone at home (or in the office! Your aim is to remove all the red objects from the game screen and leave the others by transforming balls into boxes.Note, in some situations that the red boxes cannot be transformed into balls.