What you can learn in this unit

  • Some ideas for teaching your students to read, write and solve word problems.
  • Some suggestions to show your students how to use word problems as mathematical modelling tools.
  • Ideas on how to help your students think about their learning processes and become more reflective learners.

The learning in this unit links to the NCFTE (2005, 2009) teaching requirements specified in Resource 1.

What this unit is about

1 Issues with word problems