Bolstering Word Problem Instruction: No Fee for CKEC Member Districts; Non-member Districts: $35

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

  • Presenter: Mark Helton
  • Target Audience: Intermediate and middle school teachers (grades 3-8), interventionists, instructional coaches
  • Description: Students at all levels struggle with word problems. The focus of this workshop will be to provide teachers with tools for helping students become better at solving word problems. We will explore misconceptions such as reading and understanding terms (including vocabulary) and distinguishing between relevant and irrelevant information. Interventions for each of these will be demonstrated as well as the use of various reading strategies that be applied to help solve word problems.
  • PGES Connections: 1E, 2B, 3B, 3C, 4E

Location: CKEC Training Center