The strategies used in solving word problems are shared in the ppt type video. The ideas are explained by a teacher as the slides flash across the screen.

This is a good slideshow (61 slides) to use in a classroom. If the slideshow is expanded to 'full screen', the slides should be easily viewed with a projector as the font size is large.
The slides have test questions on place value, estimation, r...ounding, fractions, mental math, multiplication, numbers in standard form, etc. Pause the slide after each question to allow students to answer as the next slide has the answer. These slides would be suitable for fourth and fifth grades.[more]

Students learn to solve addition and subtraction word problems. Note that key words for addition are: altogether, total, in all. Key words for subtraction are: left, remaining, more, fewer, increase, go up, grow, decrease, go down, reduce. The key w...ords for estimation are: estimate, approximately. Instructor uses a white board. For fourth grade and up.[more]

How to solve a math problem! This is an excellent slideshow (22 slides) that will enable students to solve math word problems. The slides gives key words that will help the math student know which operation (addition, subtraction, multiplication, or ...division) to use to solve the word problem.[more]

In this video, a student explains how to solve problems such as: Together Jack and Elaine equal 75 years. Jack is 3 years older than Elaine. How old is Elaine? Three problems of this type are shown and solved on an interactive board. ( 7:05)

This video provides viewers with brain teasers/mental puzzles. The video makes reference to "equilateral" triangles. The challenge and solution are both provided. You may want to pause the video after the challenge to allow time for the students to... work the teaser before revealing the solution. (0:48)[more]

Each word problem has five different parts, none should be left out, especially step one! A good simple outline of the 5 parts of problem solving. This is simply shown in video of someone writing the steps on a piece of paper while explaining each ...step.[more]

This is the introductory video on how to solve simple word problems. The video is of a teacher in front of the board, and explaining key words that are important to problem solving.

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