Problem Solving Tools

Tech Tools and Tips

Looking for a way to help assess the problem solving abilities of your students? You can use technology to support this process.

eCLASS C&I Discussions

The discussion tool allows students to write the solution to math problems (or take a picture of manipulatives used to solve math problems) and then type in their answer to explain their thinking on how they solved the process.

eCLASS C&I Discussions - video note

The video note in discussion tool allows students to take a picture using the web cam and speak to explain their thinking on how they solved the process.

Tellagami

An app for android and ios that allows students to take a picture, simply "decorate" an avatar, and dictate 90 of their thinking process and then save in a movie format.

Windows Movie Maker

Have students use a webcam or document camera to record themselves solving a problem and explain their thinking.

Student Owned Deviced

Students can use their own device to record an audio file of themselves solving a math problem and explain their thinking.

Other

Allow students to show you other ways they know using technology they know/have to solve the problem and explain their thinking.