Literally "Walking through Math Problems": Great for any student who struggles with explaining their thinking. Students who struggle with processing multi-step problems can improve their accuracy by employing several strategies that involve “walking” and “talking” problems through. Great resource for teaching students with special needs. Read more at: http://dyslexia.yale.edu/Edu_mathbreakdown.html
UPSCheck Problem Solving Process Poster from Mrs. A. Colwell's Creations on TeachersNotebook.com - (4 pages) - UPSCheck is a fantastic problem solving process for students to use with math word problems. Teach students to write UPScheck on their test papers and to follow each step of the process.
Math Detective Task Cards ! Encourage your students to think critically about problem solving by EXPLAINING and JUSTIFYING their answers on multi-step word problems. Students read a math problem as well as two detective’s ways (process) of solving the problem. Only one detective is correct, and the students have to figure out what detective did the math process correctly. Then, they have to explain why the detective is right (or why the other one was wrong). $