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Problem Solving

Problem Solving

The ability to find a solution to a complex situation or challenge.
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  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 1 to Step 3
    Support learners to reflect on how they have applied Steps 1-3 in all eight essential skills by printing this double-sided Essential Skill Record.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 4 to Step 6
    Support learners to reflect on how they have applied Steps 4-6 in all eight essential skills by printing this double-sided Essential Skill Record.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 7 to Step 9
    Support learners to reflect on how they have applied Steps 7-9 in all eight essential skills by printing this double-sided Essential Skill Record.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 10 to Step 12
    Support learners to reflect on how they have applied Steps 10-12 in all eight essential skills by printing this double-sided Essential Skill Record.
  • Short Lesson: Step 12
    In this short lesson, learners use hypotheses to help solve a complex problem.
  • Go Explore Premium
    Project: Step 0
    In this project, learners build substeps up to Step 0 in Problem Solving, Creativity and Staying Positive as they consider: What do you treasure? They reflect on what makes their learning environment special and what they treasure! Learners design, plan, and lead their own ‘Explorer Treasure Hunt’.
  • Brilliant Bakes Premium
    Project: Step 0
    In this project, learners build Step 0 in Problem Solving, Staying Positive and Teamwork as they consider: How could we set up a bakery? They work in teams to design, make and sell baked goods at their very own pop-up bakery.
  • Doing Good Premium
    Project: Step 0 to Step 1
    In this project, learners build Steps 0 and 1 in Listening, Problem Solving and Teamwork as they consider: How can we help people in need? They learn how charities help people and identify a charity they’d like to raise money for, before setting up and running an event to raise money for their chosen charity.
  • Going Green Premium
    Project: Step 1 to Step 2
    In this project, learners build Steps 0 and 1 in Listening, Speaking and Problem Solving as they consider: What does it mean to be 'green'? They research and create a campaign to encourage others to 'go green'.
  • Making Changes Premium
    Project: Step 2 to Step 3
    In this project, learners build Steps 2 and 3 in Listening, Problem Solving and Staying Positive as they consider: How can we help our community to be healthy? They research, create and launch a campaign to encourage others to be healthy.