Goals  Part 2
My
goals in helping children with arithmetic are simple. I want them

2. What Are The Different Types of Word Problems?
Mathematics
educators have various ways of sorting word problems into different
categories. I categorize them by how I think that children should be
taught to solve them. 
Click here to see how I taught Trixie to solve one kind of subtraction problem (what I call "Easy Subtraction") and here to see how I taught her to solve another type ("Hard Subtraction 1"). In each case I taught her to make a “model” – but even though these are both subtraction problems, the models for them are different from one another.
You will find the
details of how to teach your children to model word problems on the
Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division tabs.
Click here to download in PDF format, in a new
window,
examples of each of the 12 types of word problems.