Category: Word Problems


Introduction to CUBES, a Word Problem Strategy

MATH WORD PROBLEMS Students everywhere struggle with math word problems.  I, a math teacher and tutor, sometimes struggle with word problems.  Why?  Because it requires a deep level of comprehension.  Instead of mathematical symbols, there are words or phrases that require interpretation.  I have found that using CUBES significantly helps my...

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Newmans Error Analysis in Math Word Problems instead of CUBES

CUBES vs NEWMANS ERROR ANALYSIS I firmly believe that CUBES is VERY beneficial to students.  I have implemented it before in my classroom.  I discuss it here, and have YouTube videos showing the strategy.  However, that was before I learned about Newmans Error Analysis.   WHEN to USE CUBES I teach High School Math: ...