With the changes in mathematics standards, teachers need a tool to help them implement lessons that delve deeper to give students a better understanding of mathematical concepts. With 180 Days of Problem Solving, students will be taken on a year-round problem solving adventure with thematic units that focus on the skills that second grade students need to meet today’s standards. This useful resource provides daily practice that goes beyond routine word problems to strengthen reasoning skills. Weekly thematic units hone in on a standards-based problem solving skill. Throughout the week the problem solving skill is introduced in fun and interesting ways to engage students as they boost their ability to tackle different types of routine and non-routine problems, and how to apply these skills in real-life situations. The easy-to-use lessons strengthen critical thinking skills so students can feel confident as they work on multi-step, higher-level problems. Aligned with national standards, 180 Days of Problem Solving prepares students for college and career readiness.