When students create their own number and word problems, they connect math concepts to their background knowledge and lived experiences. As a way to practice Math Communication, student-generated problems, or problem posing, promote creative reflection, sense-making, and application of students' procedural and conceptual knowledge.
Watch how this student shares the story problems he created. By explaining his problems and reasoning, he connects the Operations of multiplication and division with two narratives.
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Learn how products like Shooloo allow students and teachers to create videos of word problems. When creating their own problems, students build their Metacognition and also tie in their own interests, making math more relevant to them.