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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.
  • Challenge Day: Step 1 to Step 3
    Over the course of the challenge, learners apply Steps 1-3 in all eight essential skills as they consider: Who stole the chocolate? They gather and analyse clues to decide which of the fairytale character suspects committed a fictional crime (stealing chocolate from the school/community building).
  • Challenge Day: Step 4 to Step 6
    Over the course of the challenge, learners apply Steps 4-6 in all eight essential skills as they consider: Who stole the chocolate? They gather and analyse clues to decide which of the fairytale character suspects committed a fictional crime (stealing chocolate from the school/community building).
  • Challenge Day: Step 10 to Step 12
    Over the course of the challenge, learners apply Steps 10-12 in all eight essential skills as they consider: What makes a successful political party? Learners dive head first into the world of politics, learning about democracy and digital campaigning before setting up their own political party, debating policy points and holding an exciting election.
  • Challenge Day: Step 7 to Step 9
    Over the course of the challenge, learners apply Steps 7-9 in all eight essential skills as they consider: What makes a successful political party? Learners dive head first into the world of politics, learning about democracy and digital campaigning before setting up their own political party, debating policy points and holding an exciting election.
  • Challenge Day: Step 4 to Step 6
    Over the course of the challenge, learners apply Steps 4-6 in all eight essential skills as they consider: What makes a successful society? They build a new society on a distant moon called Utopia, including selecting who will be the first citizens, creating an animal that will help people and building a 3D model of a new city.