One Minute Problem

This strategy allows students to discuss responses with a group before sharing them with the class, giving students both confidence in their answers and a way to correct any misconceptions. Students expand their own understanding by seeing their peers’ responses. As a teacher, it allows you to assess students’ comprehension of concept.


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One Minute Problem Elementary

For elementary, this template should only be used in Grades 2-5. Grade 1 teachers could attempt this activity, but solely with Post-It Notes.

One Minute Problem Secondary

Students can use this template to record their thoughts and responses before writing them on the sticky note to post on the board.

One Minute Problem Spanish

Teachers Shown

Alicia Contreras
Middle School Math teacher.
Austin ISD, Texas