Corkboard Connections: math problem solving-by Laura Candler-How to Recharge Mathematical Thinking...What can we do to help our students overcome their word problem phobias? One strategy that worked for me was to give my students opportunities to talk over how they planned to solve word problems before I let them pick up their pencils to work on them.
Common Core Math: Best Resources for High School Educators
I created these activities to challenge my students to use the properties of parallel lines intersected by multiple and parallel traversals to calculate angle measures. The angle measures are also measured using decimals which adds a touch of complexity.