# Solve My Story Problem

Wonderful' on Teaching Kids About Money: ' Put Their Noses In It, Like You're Training a Puppy' Photo Math’s genius doesn’t end at the solution.

And not just in the “I’m emotionally tired” kind of painful. If you don’t have the equation, it’s hard to solve it.

Recently, I was working on multiplying and dividing by 2 with one of my kids. ” or “But remember, what does that division sign represent? Even after all that work, and a high level of confidence in solving basic problems, when we began to work through math word problems, what do you think they did? …the gut response to a word problem was to pull out the numbers without thinking and add them all together! If you’re looking for help teaching kids to solve word problems, here are some tips and ideas for you!

” As they started to grapple with these concepts and play with manipulatives and pictures and equations, I tried to make sure we always came back to the why. I think this begs the question, “Why are we doing this anyway??

The plane ends up crossing the Canadian border, but then has some engine trouble.

When the plane is at 30,000 feet, an engine fails, and the plane has to attempt an emergency landing. and it does so directly on the Canada-United States border. We’ll let you think about that question for a few minutes.