## Video: Make it an Easier Problem

Make it an Easier Problem This video explains how to split up a problem into two or more parts to make it an easier problem. It also includes clear steps with explanations so students can solve this problem at their own pace. Scroll down to Problema más Fácil for the Spanish language version. Hazlo un

## Video: Problem-Solving – Word Problems and Division

Problem-Solving: Word Problems and Division Write down the numbers and what they represent. This is helpful if you have a lot of numbers and when you have to keep track of several details. A chart organizes data from the word problem.

## Video: To Solve a Math Problem, Visualize!

One book I highly recommend for anyone who teaches math above the the fourth grade level, all the way up to doctoral students, is Writing to Teach Mathematics and Science. Connolly and Vilardi give a TON of ideas, including drawing out the problem. Most teachers first teach with a fancy tool we like to call visualizing.

## Problem Solving: Start at the End

Standards Time 15-20 minutes Lesson We’ve provided this lesson as PowerPoints in English and Spanish below, in both PDF and PPT formats. Video Almost always the actual problem or the question you are being asked to answer in a word problem will come at the very end of the word problem. Game Making Camp Premium

## Video: How to Solve a Problem

How to Solve a Problem: Make it an Easier Problem Using the example of subtraction with three-digit numbers, this video shows how to solve a problem by making it into an easier problem.

## Video: Finding the Average

Finding the Average What is the mean? Can you sing the formula for it? So first you are going to add up the numbers you have. The second step is to divide however many numbers there were in the first place. BONUS: Watch it in Spanish – extra bonus, no singing. Scroll down to Encontrando

## Video: Solve Long Division Problems by Guessing

Solving Long Division Problems by Guessing Can the first step in solving a long division problem really be to guess at the answer? Yes, yes, it can. https://youtu.be/KkdHdqi73ds

## Video: Solve Division Word Problems

Using Division to Solve Word Problems – Solve word problems that require dividing two-digit and three-digit numbers. https://youtu.be/X-0qBMtC3wQ

## Video: Break Down Word Problems

Solving a Word Problem – To problem-solve, “Start at the end” with an example of a two-step word problem. This video uses an example with addition and division. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fM_QWo7nAvQ&feature=youtu.be&list=PLlFtdlHUZsQu0lcD6Oj8KEHWPPgCj6pTc

## Video: Division is Reverse Multiplication

Division is just multiplication in reverse – What is division? If you can multiply, you can divide. Did you ever think about that? See how with these examples from our game Making Camp Premium. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EclrMELOfcI