I work in teletherapy, which means that I use a computer to display my materials and activities for my students. I have a couple extremely quiet older elementary students and I decided that video was a way to engage and encourage them to answer questions and retell events. In particular I wanted them to think …

I work in teletherapy, which means that I use a computer to display my materials and activities for my students. I have a couple extremely quiet older elementary students and I decided that video was a way to engage and encourage them to answer questions and retell events. In particular I wanted them to think …

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

5 Activities for Teaching Problem-Solving

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

Here's a packet with a series of task cards on the "Working Backwards" strategy.

Here's a packet with a series of task cards on the "Working Backwards" strategy.

Lilliput Station: Geometry Puzzle {free printable} How many squares? The process of solving is what's most important... nice activity to build cooperative learning and problem solving

Lilliput Station: Geometry Puzzle {free printable} How many squares? The process of solving is what's most important... nice activity to build cooperative learning and problem solving

Small group problem solving: "You have 2 minutes to devise a method to suspend/hold as many marshmallows above the ground as possible." Pts awarded for creativity, building design, and number of marshmallow's successfully suspended. Construction Materials 5' length of string 1 bag of large marshmallows 10 rubber bands 5 straws 10 toothpicks

Small group problem solving: "You have 2 minutes to devise a method to suspend/hold as many marshmallows above the ground as possible." Pts awarded for creativity, building design, and number of marshmallow's successfully suspended. Construction Materials 5' length of string 1 bag of large marshmallows 10 rubber bands 5 straws 10 toothpicks

Looking for a quick playdate activity? Try this! Creative Problem Solving Activities for Kids  http://www.encourageplay.com/blog/creative-problem-solving-activities-for-kids

Creative Problem Solving Activities for Kids

Looking for a quick playdate activity? Try this! Creative Problem Solving Activities for Kids http://www.encourageplay.com/blog/creative-problem-solving-activities-for-kids

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