Mathematical Thinking: Problem Solving for Grade 3

Kim Musolff
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(211)
This problem-solving class follows a Singapore Math (Dimensions Math) style where students are guided by an experienced math teacher as they focus on the process of solving word problems and build their own strategies.

Class experience

US Grade 3
Students in this class learn to:
-visualize word problems
-organize their thinking 
-test and use multiple strategies for solving word problems
I am a certified K-6 elementary teacher with over 20 years of experience.  I have taught in public, private, and homeschool environments.  I have been engaging students in math on Outschool for over 2 years.  
Homework Offered
Optional: Students who purchase the workbook may complete assignments given each week.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
I am constantly assessing students informally as I teach, and I adjust my teaching accordingly. Written evaluations are available upon request.
Grades Offered
Students will need paper and pencil at every class so they can work through problems as needed.  

*OPTIONAL:  Singapore Math: 70 Must-Know Word Problems
Available on Amazon for about $9:

*Students may purchase this book if they would like to do the homework or have it to work on problems in class.  
I use the following sources for problems and strategies:
-Dimensions Math 3A & 3B
-Singapore Math Challenge Grade 3
-Singapore Math, 70 Must-Know Word Problems
-Math Playground Thinking Blocks (used by teacher in class)

Meet the teacher

Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(211)
Hi! I'm a Colorado-certified elementary teacher and a veteran homeschool parent of 4 children.  For over 20 years, I've taught hundreds of children in grades PreK-8 in a variety of settings.  In 2016, I founded and ran a microschool for 3 years,... 
Group Class


1x per week
30 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(2)
Completed by 13 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 7-9
2-5 learners per class

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