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Problem of the Day! Calculations & Estimation

Problem of the Day! Calculations & Estimation | David Hoerger
Single Book: #41020
Price: $34.95 Qty:
Site License - 1 school building: #41020Sl
Price: $99.00 Qty:

Authors: Michael Lazar and David Hoerger

Grades 18

  • Includes more than 200 worksheets with detailed solutions to each problem.
  • Meets state performance standards and benchmarks!
  • Help students become better problem solvers!

Problem of the Day is a tool for teachers that prepares students for meeting state performance benchmarks and standards through math problem solving. Students learn how to read a math problem, break it down into parts, and solve the problem using clear methods and strategies as they discover the best solution to their problem.

License definitions:

  • Single = qty 1 book, 1 teacher's use
  • Site License = qty 1 book, unlimited use at one school building

Includes template CD with 200 worksheets designed to match most state testing formats for problem solving.

  • Use the worksheets as in-class lesson starters, as a take-home assignment, or as extra credit worksheets
  • Project the worksheet onto a screen for whole class discussion
  • Have worksheets available instantly. Eliminate the time consuming task of writing your own problems
  • All solutions are detailed explanations of how to solve the problem, not just a simple numerical answer

Sections include:

  • Strategies for problem solving with 36 problem solving strategy worksheets
  • Master templates in 5 different styles
  • More than 200 Problem of the Day worksheets with detailed solutions to each problem
  • List of problem solving web sites
  • All worksheets provided in fully editable Microsoft Word format and PDF format
  • Check for Retention: Give students a worksheet, go over it in class, edit the problem (numbers and other data) in the problem and give it to the students again. How did they do?

Problem solving strategies:

  • Use objects to solve problems
  • Make a drawing or model
  • Make a table
  • Make a systematic list
  • Guess and check
  • Look for a pattern
  • Work backwards
  • Use logical reasoning
  • Make it simpler
  • Brainstorm