Word problems teach children to become creative thinkers. This will also teach children to become independent thinkers and they will come up with concepts and designs that are new and exciting.
Word problems are a caterpillar in order to develop a good understanding. Word problems are very valuable in teaching children to solve problems in their everyday lives. They can take their real live situations and apply the same principles to get to a solution.
Word problems give children the ability to bring together reality and math; this will equip them to do the same with real life situations. Reality can sometimes be harsh and cruel, but by applying word problem principles they get in touch with reality and start to see the world as a friendly place.
Another, very important purpose of story problems is to simply develop children's logical and abstract thinking and mental discipline. Great for math stations, intervention groups or individual work. Just print on card stock or construction paper then laminate for durability. 36 cards with pictures, mathematical word problem situations, instructions, directions, cover, back cover, example, note and chart for your Spanish and Math class. Follow us and Visit our Store: ShapeUp-N-Matemáticas y Lenguaje.
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