Tired of having your students struggle through the new math word problems outlined in the Common Core for addition, subtraction, multiplication AND division? Need a strategic yet rigorous problem solving model to support students?
TIPS problem solving model was designed around the research from cognitively guided instruction as well as schematic based instruction. It is a universal design that can be implemented across grade levels and if used as a school-wide approach will promote consistent school improvement in this area of mathematics!
T-Think and talk about the situation(structure) in problem.
I- Important Information put into the graphic organizer.
P-Plan an equation to match the situation.
S-Solve and write the solution in a sentence.
This bundle pack comes with:
-TIPS 4-step problem solving method classroom poster
-Specific graphic organizers designed for each math situation
-Strategy cards for students
-Parent letters (in English and Spanish)
-TIPS rubric for assessment
-TIPS checklist for students
-Scaffolded problem solving boards
-Rigorous student word problem activities
-Display chart of problem situation types for all operations with examples and equations
-Classroom poster of how familiar problems become unfamiliar
*Specific TIPS lessons (complete with direct instruction notes, practice and formative assessment built in) for teachers to implement in classroom for problem situation types varied by grade level also available as a separate purchase.
**The TIPS ebook is available as a separate purchase and can be used for a staff book study or site based professional development to learn more about the research, the instructional implementation, and the inviting ideas with student work and teacher testimonials of how it has changed the teaching and learning in this area of math instruction!