Word Problems We Can Smile About

Students make no secret of the fact that word problems aren’t their fave. But how do teachers feel about writing them? This week’s FREE tool is a table with tips for writing or adapting word problems with reduced linguistic demands. Simplified and predictable language in word problems will make for happier teachers and students alike! The tool comes from CEC’s “Bridging the Gap Between Arithmetic & Algebra,” designed to help teachers prepare students with disabilities for the challenges of our STEM-oriented future. CEC’s Tool of the Week is a free resource designed to support you in your special education practice. Subscribe and it’ll be automatically delivered to your inbox!  Get your Tool of the Week.

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