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Wednesday, June 15 • 9:00am - 9:50am
Problem Solving Strategies 101 LIMITED

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Course Description:
 Many students struggle with problem solving, however this is a skill that can be taught.  Come join us to discover how to best help students learn elementary math problem solving strategies and the tech tools that can help aid in learning these strategies. Following is a list of the strategies.  We won’t cover every strategy, but after this session you will have an understanding that will enable you to plan for presenting each of these to your students. Guess and check, make a table or chart, draw a picture or diagram, act out the problem, find a pattern or use a rule, check for relevant or irrelevant information, find smaller parts of a large problem, make an organized list, solve a simpler problem and work backwards.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Jamboard & Google Sheets
Implemented Strategy:  Problem solving skills
What You’ll Experience: Learn problem solving strategies as you solve puzzles and riddles. You will also be presented with various ways to introduce and teach problem solving strategies to your students.
What Challenge You Will Do:  Choose one of the problem solving strategies and come up with a rough draft idea of how you will present it to your students.

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Nathan Skoubye

4th Grade Teacher, Weber School District
Nathan has been an educator for 12 years. He enjoys teaching and utilizing technology in the classroom. A fun fact is that he has taught almost every grade from Kindergarten through 12th grade at least once. He lives in Hyrum with his beautiful wife and their three very active children... Read More →

Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Room 221