Using Rich Problems to Reach All Learners

Introduction Menu | Strategies

General Strategies

Focus on the process, not the answer.

Understanding the problem

Questioning strategies: Good questions “uncover” the math

Math talk

  • Think-Pair-Share
  • Wait time
  • Talk sticks/Equity sticks
  • Notice and wonder
  • “Ask me a question”

Math writing

  • Enlist Language Arts teacher/specialist with writing.
  • Word Wall

Consider other curricular goals, e.g., literacy.

Math Fundamentals (FunPoW) rubric

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