Learning to Solve Problems in Primary Grades

  • Learning to Solve Problems in Primary Grades

    Phyllis Whitin and David Whitin
    Children in a combination grade 2–3 classroom are supported in using their growing understanding of multiplication to solve word problems. Employing a variety of strategies, their work displays the importance of talk, sense making, and representation. This article includes five examples of student work and a list of problem solving questions.