by Cynthia Warger | Jul 28, 2016 | Solve It!

Try Role Reversals to actively engage students in the math problem-solving process. Role reversals reinforce learning by having students assume the role of teacher and then demonstrate solving the problem for their classmates. Different students take turns modeling...
by Cynthia Warger | Jul 27, 2016 | Solve It!

Portfolios are an authentic way to show student progress. With the Solve It! Excel application that tracks problem-solving proficiency on a cumulative graph, teachers can assist students in documenting and showcasing their progress.In the Solve It! approach, the...
by Cynthia Warger | Jul 27, 2016 | Solve It!

Apply Math Problem Solving to real life situations—especially in the home. Select an activity in which students typically participate—group of friends or family going to dinner and the movies; buying new clothes for school; baking chocolate chip cookies for a...
by Cynthia Warger | Jul 25, 2016 | General Instructional Products

Carrie, a special education co-teacher, rushes into Peter’s room ten minutes late for their first meeting. She throws her purse down and sits with the same motion. “Sorry I’m late. We don’t have much time, so why don’t you start by telling me your problem.” As she...
by Cynthia Warger | Jul 25, 2016 | General Instructional Products

How can you present classroom observation data you have collected in a way that demonstrates respect and in a way that fosters teacher collaboration? Following are some general rules of thumb to consider when giving feedback.State feedback in concrete terms. Focus...