1. Four Steps to Solve Any Word Problem!
This powerpoint helps provide structure to the overwhelming process of problem solving. My students thought I was crazy when I started making them solve word problems this way, but now they love it. Your students will love it too. Let me know how it goes!
2. APES: Teaching How to Solve Problems
APES: Teaching How to Solve Problems is a method I use to systematically teach problem solving. Word problems can be incredibly difficult to learn, teach, solve. This method focuses on four steps to solve problems.