by Cynthia Warger | Jul 24, 2019 | Solve It!

Difficulty Reading Can Lead to Difficulty Solving Math Word Problems How would your students answer this math word problem*? An hour after Big Country Grocery opened, Gloria arrived in the parking lot. It was 8:00 a.m. and Gloria needed to buy a bag of dog food for...
by Cynthia Warger | Feb 7, 2019 | Exceptional Innovations, Solve It!

While students’ scores on classroom tests and high-stake assessments showed improvement in recent years, many students continue to have difficulty when solving math word problems. Students with disabilities have even lower scores than their peers, a gap that increases...
by Cynthia Warger | Jan 31, 2019 | Solve It!

People frequently ask, “Is Solve It! a curriculum or instructional approach?” In the traditional textbook sense, Solve It! is not a curriculum, although it could be argued that it is a curriculum for learning how to solve math word problems. Solve It! packages include...
by Cynthia Warger | Jan 9, 2019 | Solve It!

Many students perform poorly in math and do not seem to have a strategic approach to problem solving despite average intellectual ability and good reading and mathematical computation skills. In addition to using criterion-referenced assessments to determine a...
by Cynthia Warger | Jan 5, 2019 | Solve It!

Solve It! is a structured approach that incorporates effective instructional strategies for teaching math word problems, including the following top 10: Cueing/Prompting Generalization Immediate and Corrective Feedback Modeling Verbal Rehearsal Maintenance...
by Cynthia Warger | Jan 5, 2019 | Solve It!

Solve It! is a structured approach that incorporates effective instructional strategies for teaching math word problems, including the following top 10: Cueing/Prompting Generalization Immediate and Corrective Feedback Modeling Verbal Rehearsal Maintenance...