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View a topic overview video, see a visual representation of how the practices support the topic, and access customizable planning templates for use at the state, district, or school level.

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Improving Mathematical Problem Solving in Grades 4 Through 8

Problem Solving > Overview & Tools

This multimedia overview explains why problem solving should be part of teaching in all math topics, describing the different types of problems that teachers in grades 4-8 might use, and the...

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Overview

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The Components of Problem Solving

Problem Solving > Overview & Tools

Dr. John Woodward describes the IES Panel's five recommendations related to the problem-solving process and shows different types of problems.  

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Expert Interview

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Visual Diagram: Problem Solving

Problem Solving > Overview & Tools

The visual diagram illustrates three essential practices (preparation of problems, instructional approaches, and reflection and monitoring) based on the recommendations in the Practice Guide,Visual...

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Visual Diagram

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Problem Solving Planning Template #1

Problem Solving > Overview & Tools

For working with schools on identifing the strategies that are already in place to support effective problem-solving instruction and determine what additional steps could be taken to strengthen...

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Planning Template

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Problem Solving Planning Template #4

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This tool shows alignment with Common Core State Standards, for planning professional development.

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Planning Template

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Problem Solving Planning Template #2

Problem Solving > Overview & Tools

For working with districts on recommendations from the IES Practice Guide on problem-solving instruction. The intent is for district leaders to apply the recommendations to the design of...

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Planning Template

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Problem Solving Planning Template #3

Problem Solving > Overview & Tools

For working with state education agencies on setting a policy climate for improving teacher quality in math, specifically related to problem solving.

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Planning Template

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