Resources and Tools for Elementary Math Specialists and Teachers

PoW - a good idea?

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The sample PoW packets in this collection are really interesting! Can someone who has a membership please let me know about your experiences using them?

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Please give more information about the PoW packets.

The sample packets in the collection are great! They should realworld problems with multiple solutions. I would definitely use these in my classroom as weekly challenges. I might even consider putting students into cooperative goups once a month to have them try and solve several of these together and show multiple ways of solving. The memberships seems pretty reasonable $25 for a teacher per year, that includes one class and then $10 for each additional class.