Bar Model/Tape Diagram as a problem solving tool (052617)
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Alexander T. Pond Science & Engineering Resource Center
118 Frelinghuysen Rd.
Piscataway, NJ 08854
The Bar Model Method is a problem solving strategy that was developed by an expert team of curriculum developers in the Singapore Ministry of Education in the early 1980s. In this workshop you will learn about this highly visual tool that can be used to solve arithmetic and algebraic word problems. (Recommended for Grades 2-6)
CMSCE, at Rutgers University, provides professional development for K-12 educators to enhance science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teaching and learning in the classroom.
The activities were a great way for me to visualize what I need to do. Also there were instances when we were able to go through an activity, then choose an topic & design an activity that followed the guidelines.