Tutorial #3: Teaching Mathematics Problem Solving Using Schema-Based Strategy Instruction

In Teaching Tutorial # 3, our expert is Dr. Asha Jitendra of the University of Minnesota.

This Teaching Tutorial offers:

Online tutorial covering:

  1. What is schema-based strategy instruction in mathematics problem solving?
  2. How do we know that schema-based strategy instruction is effective?
  3. When should one use schema-based strategy instruction?
  4. What does one need to prepare to teach a schema-based strategy?
  5. How does one implement schema-based strategy instruction?
  6. How does one know whether schema-based instruction is working?
  7. Where can one get additional information about schema-based strategy instruction?

TeachingLD provides examples of story situations, posters, diagrams, and lesson scripts for teacher use.

Additional resources on schema-based strategy instruction can be found here.