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Erie Elementary’s

Problem  Of  the  Week!


#ErieExcellence

with school-wide mathematical thinking and fun!

An optional school-wide math practice program.


One problem for grades K-2 - ORANGE.

Another problem for grades 3-5 - BLACK.


  • Multiple ways to participate

  • Electronic distribution and submission

    • With QR codes to Nearpod.com / Nearpod app

      • Use the 5 letter code provided to "join" the problem.

      • Submit a photo of a page of work or use the tools given in Nearpod to answer the problem.

    • Email Mrs. Stem with a picture of the student's work.
  • Paper copies 
    • Available via printing or near the fish tanks
    • Can be returned to Mrs. Stem or put in the completed work folder.
  • All problems will be archived on Mrs. Stem’s STEM page.

  • Trying to solve the problems is valued more than correct answers!

    • To qualify as an attempt all answers must include:

      • Name, Grade, Classroom Teacher

      • Numerical answer

        • In a sentence (BLACK)

        • With labels (ORANGE)

      • Work shown (and legible)

      • POWs will not be graded


  • Reward system

    • Based on Attempts

      • Not based on correctness

      • Each 1 attempt = a P.A.W.S.

        • With bonus prizes at significant intervals

          • i.e., 5 attempts = Picture on our Super Math Hero Bulletin Board

          • 20 attempts = Pizza Party with Mrs. Stem

      • Classrooms with high participation for a month can also earn prizes

        • i.e., extra recess


  • Benefits

    • Practice with mathematical thinking, multi-step math problems, and writing about math.

    • Positive and appropriate use of technology.

    • Fits with STEM focus.

    • Not required / Not tied to grade.

    • Community-wide math fun!

    • #ErieExcellence!

Questions?: Contact Mrs. Stem at stem_kristina@svvsd.org




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