Thanks for checking out my webinar on Why We Should Reconsider Using Word Problems (And What We Should Be Doing Instead). Here are the resources I mentioned in the webinar.
Mathematical Modeling Lessons and Resources
- Problem-based lesson search engine – Find lessons more quickly by searching many websites for you.
- My lessons (elementary, middle, and high school)
- My lessons (elementary, middle, and high school) (spreadsheet version)
- Dan Meyer (middle and high school)
- Andrew Stadel (elementary and middle high school)
- Graham Fletcher (elementary and middle school)
- Problem Solving Framework – This is the sheet I use to help scaffold students’ underdeveloped critical thinking skills
- How Many Chip Bags Will There Be? – This is the lesson I used in the beginning of the presentation.
- How Many Soda Combos Are There On A Coke Freestyle? – elementary school example
- How Much Money IS That?! – middle school example
- How Much Shorter Are Staggered Pipe Stacks? – high school example
- Mathematical Modeling: Do You Need Better Spies Or Analysts? – I introduce Spies and Analysts here
- Mathematical Modeling Can… – Lots of examples of applying Spies and Analysts
- Beware of Fake Math Modeling Problems – An example of fake math modeling
- How Old Is The Shepherd? – Here’s where you can download watch or download the shepherd video.
- Is Problem Solving Complex or Complicated? – I talk about my concerns with CUBES in more detail here.