Analyzing the impact of Structures of Equality in classrooms For years, teachers have struggled with how to help students with word problems. A quick internet search will pull up tons of strategies for solving word problems. The barrier? None of them adequately address the issue of reading comprehension. “Word problems in mathematics often pose a […]

September 13, 2023

A class by class data comparison

Do you dread giving your students word problems? It’s no secret that story problems are challenging. The complexity of story problems can leave students confused and frustrated.  As educators, we understand the importance of cultivating problem-solving and critical thinking skills. But the path to fostering these abilities can be unclear. The challenge with word problems  […]

August 23, 2023

Common strategies for solving math word problems: the advantages and pitfalls