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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.
Kim Musolff
199 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 4 learners
year olds
learners per class


Charged weekly
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
30 minutes per class
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Class Experience

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: *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


Kim Musolff
Lives in the United States
MindSpark Learning Founder & Teacher
199 total reviews
150 completed classes

About Me

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,... 
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