Problem Solvers

  • Problem Solvers: Visual arts projects to explain exponents

    Students in the 5th grade class of Ms. Melissa Williams at St. Stephen Elementary were having a difficult time understanding the "expanded" view of exponents, the purpose of exponents and the power of 10. They were challenged to create a visual guide for exponents.

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  • Problem Solvers: Creating cells at College Park Middle

    Students of Mr. Crosby at College Park Middle have been learning about cells. They were instructed to create a type of cell with trash from home or other materials provided. The problem: students weren't given any direction or insight on what materials might work best.

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  • Problem Solvers: Making the kite fly

    Students in the second grade class of Ms. Bell at Devon Forest Elementary read "Frog and Toad" and were asked to solve problems presented in the reading selection. In this case, students brainstormed how to solve problems involving the kite.

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  • Problem Solvers: The solution for the hat

    Students in the second grade class of Ms. Bell at Devon Forest Elementary read "Frog and Toad" and were asked to solve problems presented in the reading selection. In this case, students brainstormed hats to fit any head.

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