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Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers
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Many students know how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide; but when faced with a word problem, they may not know which math function to use to find the answer. In this class, several strategies will be explored. Not only will we discover the code words that mean to add, subtract, multiply, or divide; but we will also see what to do when there are no code words, or when there is extraneous information, or when the numbers are so big it's hard to understand. Most of the problems we do...
My goal for your learners is to help them build confidence when faced with a word problem. We will explore several strategies from finding code words and identifying the action to focusing on what is really being asked and doing multi-step problems. The climax will be when they write their own problems because that will mean they truly understand.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
40 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Jan Bergesen AKA Ms. B
Elementary School Teacher
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
779 total reviews
1331 completed classes
Hello, my name is Jan Bergesen, but the kids at school call me Ms. B. I've been an elementary school teacher for 35 years. Through the years, I have successfully developed a variety of unique ways of teaching things many children find difficult....