## Reflection: Checks for Understanding Solving Problems with Models - Section 4: Close

I use popsicle sticks with students names on them for all kinds of things in my classroom. I use them for assigning class jobs, choosing who can share etc. It shows students that even if your hand is not raised, you still might be called on. It forces students to listen, stay engaged, asked questions when they are confused and to take pride in sharing.

Popsicle Sticks
Checks for Understanding: Popsicle Sticks

# Solving Problems with Models

Unit 11: More Problem Solving Practice
Lesson 1 of 5

## Big Idea: Models can assist students in "seeing" the problem at hand.

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, Operations , models, problem solving, Word Problem
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### Sarah Maffei

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