8 Tips to Conquer Any Problem
Educator EditionCourse 1: Middle School Mathematics Series on Problem Solving
This 'first of its kind' course lays out a proven roadmap for building mathematics problem solving skills from an early age. James Tanton, a master mathematician and educator, has created a delightful bag of techniques, strategies, and tricks to help students solve a wide assortment of mathematics problems they are likely to encounter on their middle school journey and beyond. Tanton uses 45 carefully compiled problems drawn from diverse mathematics topics to illustrate 8 highly effective problem solving strategies.
Includes both online, self-paced problem sets and a complete eBook with instructional content.
- 11-15 years old, Grades/Years 5-9
- United States, Canada, U.K., Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, India, and affiliated curricula
How to Use & Objectives
Use it in the classroom or on the side. This short course will help you boost your students’ critical reasoning skills and develop a toolkit of strategies for solving challenging mathematics problems. The 9 problem sets contain exemplary problems that showcase the use of 8 specific strategies for problem solving . The course is used equally to help students prepare for mathematics competitions or just to increase their mathematical curiosity.
The problems in this course are drawn from a diverse set of topics related to:
- Patterns and Logic
- 9 skill-building problem sets
- eBook with instructional content
- Complete solutions with author's commentary
- Auto-grading and performance analysis
This is a multi-student, educator license. You will be able to manage an online classroom of your students, and monitor their progress. See the student edition here.