Mathematical Thinking: Problem Solving for Grades 4-6
In this ongoing class students are guided by an experienced math teacher as they focus on the process of solving word problems and build their own strategies.
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Completed by 4 learners
learners per class
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
30 minutes per class
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This class is for students in Grades 4-6 who are working on a 4th grade level or above. To be successful in this class students should be able to: -fluently add/subtract large numbers -add/subtract fractions -multiply 1- and 2-digit numbers by 3-digit numbers -divide 3 digit numbers by 1-digit numbers This is an ONGOING CLASS, meaning students can join and leave at any time. However, students who join for multiple weeks build confidence and important problem-solving skills through...
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 teacher who has over 25 years of teaching experience. I have taught in a variety of environments, including homeschooling, public schools, private tutoring, and teaching in my own microschool. I have been teaching math online for almost 3 years.
Optional: Students who purchase the workbook may complete assignments given each week.
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 Level 3 Available on Amazon for about $9: https://www.amazon.com/Must-Know-Word-Problems-Grade-Singapore/dp/0768240131 *Students may purchase this book if they would like to do the homework or have it to work on problems in class.
I am constantly assessing students as we work together. I adjust my teaching based on the needs of the students.
30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
I use the following sources for problems and strategies: -Dimensions Math levels 4A, 4B, 5A, 5B -Singapore Math Challenge Grade 4 -Singapore Math, 70 Must-Know Word Problems Level 3
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🇺🇸Lives in the United States
199 total reviews
150 completed classes
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,...