Math Problem Solving
Four-Step Problem Solving. What is it?
Four-Step Problem Solving is a strategy to break-up the mental process of problem solving into simple step-by-step procedures in order to easily determine the correct approach to solving word problem.
*This process causes a child to slow down and think about the problem solving process.
*This process provides structure for a student to approach problem solving and feel more confident in a variety of situations.
*This process allows a teacher to clearly see where a child is making mistakes.
*This process integrates writing into mathematics.