Monday, April 23, 2007
Deconstructing Word Problems
Spent some time over at Teacher Tube and discovered this video about a "New Approach to Word Problems." Well, that was an intriguing title. Reading further, I noticed that this was a free resource which further picqued my interest. Free is always good and worth exploring!
Thinking Blocks is a creative, interactive math resource to help students understand how to solve word problems. It is designed for second through sixth graders and is a very cool math resource. The video helps to explain how it works. Then, explore the website to try it out with your students.
Many students can benefit from this type of interactive, engaging approach. Add it to your math toolbox!