Frustrated that your students continue to struggle with word problems? You might think it's because they don't read carefully enough, but it could be that they don't know how to make sense of the situation. Singapore Strips (also called bar models or tape diagrams) are a visual tool that can help with those pesky word problems by promoting student engagement and understanding. This video shows how Singapore Strips can be introduced and used in an adult education classroom.

To learn more about using Singapore Strips in your classroom, check the SABES calendar for our related PD offering Using Visuals to Develop Conceptual Understanding: Singapore Strips. The next section is May 15, 2020.

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ABE/Adult Education
College and Career Readiness
College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education (CCRSAE)
ESOL/English Language Learner
High School Equivalency (HiSET/GED)
Learning Disabilities
Mathematics and Adult Numeracy
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Math and Numeracy

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