# Don’t Use Keywords

Dr. Powell highlights the dangers of using key words when teaching math to students and offers suggestions for how to better help students understand key concepts.

# Word Problem Attack Strategies

Dr. Powell provides suggestions for finding useful strategies to help students “attack” word problems and models how to use the powerful UPS Check strategy.

# Total Schema – Part 1

In part 1 of the 6-part schema video series, Dr. Powell from the University of Texas walks through two examples showing how to teach the Total Schema, demonstrating hand gestures and precise language to use when teaching students.

# Difference Schema – Part 2

In part 2 of the 6-part schema video series, Dr. Powell from the University of Texas explains the second additive schema, or structure, of word problems and shows how to teach the Difference Schema by working through two examples, using hand gestures and precise language to best help students learn math.

# Change Schema – Part 3

In part 3 of the 6-part schema video series, Dr. Powell from the University of Texas explains the final additive schema, or structure, of word problems and shows how to teach the Change Schema by working through two examples, using hand gestures and precise language to best help students learn math.

# Equal Groups Schema – Part 4

In part 4 of the 6-part schema video series, Dr. Powell from the University of Texas explains the first multiplicative schema, or structure, of word problems and shows how to teach the Equal Groups Schema by working through two examples, using hand gestures and precise language to best help students learn math.

# Comparison Schema – Part 5

In part 5 of the 6-part schema video series, Dr. Powell from the University of Texas explains the second multiplicative schema, or structure, of word problems and shows how to teach the Comparison Schema by working through an example, using hand gestures and precise language to best help students learn math.

# Ratios & Proportions Schema – Part 6

In part  6 of the 6-part schema video series, Dr. Powell from the University of Texas explains the final multiplicative schema, or structure, of word problems and shows how to teach the Ratios & Proportions Schema by working through two examples, using hand gestures and precise language to best help students