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## Teaching Through Problems Worth Solving Resource Inquiry-based, Curriculum-linked, Differentiated Math Problems for Grade 8

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## Hundreds of Challenging Math Problems Worth Solving

So what makes a problem open-middle?

- They have a “closed beginning” meaning that they all start with the same initial problem.
- They have a “closed end” meaning that they all end with the same answer.
- They have an “open middle” meaning that there are multiple ways to approach and ultimately solve the problem .

## Problems with Multiple Solution Methods

(To find this and other subtraction problems – Open Middle Subtraction )

## Problems with Multiple Solutions

Similarly, there is a problem called Table of Values: Not a Function .

(To find these and other function problems – Open Middle Functions )

Explore the site and then take a minute or two to add a comment below. Let us know what problems you use and how they go with your students.

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## 1 thought on “ Hundreds of Challenging Math Problems Worth Solving ”

Thank you so much for introducing this fantastic resource.

I really love how the Open Middle problems engage students, especially in a mixed-level math class.

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## Visual Models for Problem Solving in 1st Grade

Let’s recap a child’s developmental journey through problem solving:

- In the early childhood years, a child needs lots of developmentally appropriate experience interacting with real objects in a physical world .
- The physical world is captured in a quantitative picture , which young children observe and use as a springboard for mathematical conversations.
- We transition into a more structured math work mat to help young students be able to connect numbers to words and words to numbers, still using familiar situations from real life.
- The math work mat gives way to a formal math journal in Kindergarten that makes use of math comprehension skills. It provides a structure for students to explain their understanding of numbers within real world situations that will carry on throughout elementary school.

## How We Used to Teach Problem Solving

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