Problem Solving Strategies
Eight mini-posters remind your math class of strategies to try when attacking a problem. Print each one on a different brightly colored piece of paper, laminate, and post in your classroom for year-long reference. Strategies include:
- Draw a picture
- Look for a pattern
- Guess and check
- Make a table
- Make a list
- Write an equation
- Work backward
- Solve a simpler problem
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- Each poster is printed in a unique and bold font for easy reading from a distance
- An attractive addition to classroom walls
- Can minimize frustration when learners are struggling to solve a problem
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