Problem Solving Teacher Resources
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Problem-Solve Your School
Students explore the role of problem-solving engineers. In this engineering lesson, students discuss several real-life problems at their school and choose one to focus on. Students come up with tests to design a solution to the specific problem.
4th - 12th 21st Century Skills 39 Views 71 Downloads
Four Step Math Problem Solving Method
Students explore the four-step method as an approach to solving mathematical problems and create a picture or diagram to demonstrate comprehension. In this four step math problem solving lesson plan, students listen to the story Spaghetti and Meatballs and use paper and manipulates to solve math problems.
1st - 3rd Math 76 Views 114 Downloads
Problem Solving Process: One-To-One Correspondence
First graders observe and demonstrate a variety of problem solving strategies to solve problems involving one-to-one correspondence and whole numbers to 100. They discuss the steps of the problem solving process, and solve a word problem step-by-step with the teacher.
1st Math 13 Views 42 Downloads
Fraction Problem Solving Process
Help your charges solve a variety of fraction and skip counting problems using a problem solving process. As a class they work through a fraction problem step-by-step, and discuss a real-life connection to the problem. Students then play a number bingo or board game.
K Math 16 Views 34 Downloads
Reading Comprehension Through Math Problem Solving
Focused on building strong reading comprehension and problem solving strategies, learners solve various math story problems in small groups. They share their answers along with their strategies. The strategies they practice include highlighting important information in the word problems and drawing an illustration to go along with the word problem.
2nd Math 54 Views 161 Downloads
Problem Solving Strategies
With a geometric shape on hand the instructor provides a reason for creative thinking then models how he constructs an answer using problem solving strategies. He explains his thinking and notes the strategy he used to solve each problem.
3 mins 2nd - 5th Math 4 Views 4 Downloads
Word Problems Solved By S.M.S.
Learners solve word problems with a consumer math emphasis. This lesson plan also contains many strategies and questions learners can ask to solving problems. There is also a bibliography included for resources on problem solving.
8th - 10th Math 39 Views 213 Downloads
Problem Solving Spiral and Intro to Research
Students work in teams to choose a design and use this to learn about the problem solving spiral. In this problem solving lesson plan, students state the steps of the spiral and discuss how it relates to their experiences.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Apple Logic and Problem Solving
Students examine apple production in the United States. For this interdisciplinary lesson, students use problem solving strategies introduced to solve math problems associated with apple production in the United States. Student collect and record data.
4th - 6th Math 3 Views 18 Downloads
Outdoor Activities/Problem Solving: Nature Scavenger Hunt
Young scholars act as young explorers on this scavenger hunt. In this early childhood lesson plan, students build problem-solving and visual discrimination skills as they search outdoors to find matching nature items.
Pre-K - K Science 3 Views 17 Downloads
Be a Problem Solving Star
Third graders observe a math problem and discuss what it is and what they should do with it. They are introduced to the STAR steps for problem solving and discuss how to use it to answer math problems as well as incorporating some of the steps to solve common conflicts.
3rd Math 4 Views 7 Downloads
Open-Ended Problem Solving - Math
If you are looking for an end-of-the-year math assessment, then this lesson could be for you! Your mathematicians are assessed on their ability to solve difficult, multi-step word problems that take quite a bit of thought and mathematical acumen.
6th Math 131 Views 158 Downloads
Here is a fabulous lesson plan on problem solving strategies for your charges. In it, learners are presented with many excellent techniques they can use when faced with a multi-step math word problem. Some terrific blackline masters are embedded in this amazingly-well-designed plan.
3rd - 5th Math 33 Views 143 Downloads
Problem Solving Skills Lesson Plan
EFL (English as a Foreign Language) students discuss problem solving related to business. In this business lesson plan, students discuss problems that may arise in a business and then brainstorm ways to solve such problems with a step by step technique.
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 29 Views 33 Downloads