Why is it important to allow students to solve problems in a way they are comfortable with? How will you encourage your students to solve problems in ways that make sense to them?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 4:34 am ad1c9bdddf
Why is it important to allow students to solve problems in a way they are comfortable with?
Story or word problems often come to mind when asked this question. It is important to allow students to solve problems in the way they are comfortable with because math (and particularly word problems) are difficult for most students in the first place. If a child has learned touch math or a math method in which they are successful, let them use it. This is especially true for special education students. If a curriculum does not allow co-teaching or a curriculum ...
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