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Problem Solving

Problem Solving

The ability to find a solution to a complex situation or challenge.
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  • Skill Assembly: Step 0 to Step 6
    This assembly supports learners to understand key concepts related to the early steps of Problem Solving. It starts by defining the skill and considering key themes, before identifying the skill in action. The themes are explored through three simple exercises, followed by a chance to reflect on their own skills.
  • Short Lesson: Step 12
    In this short lesson, learners use hypotheses to help solve a complex problem.
  • Display Material: Step 0 to Step 15
    Support learners with additional needs to focus tightly on specific skill steps of Problem Solving by displaying these posters of the Skills Builder Expanded Universal Framework.
  • Short Lesson: Step 0
    In this short lesson, learners think of a time they have had to follow instructions and record this.
  • Short Lesson: Step 1
    In this short lesson, learners think of times when they have encountered a problem that required help from someone.
  • Short Lesson: Step 2
    In this short lesson, learners think of a problem they've had recently and try to explain it to someone else.
  • Short Lesson: Step 3
    In this short lesson, learners explore what information they would need in order to look after a friend's pet confidently.
  • Short Lesson: Step 4
    In this short lesson, learners consider a problem they have at the moment and decide whether it is simple or complicated.
  • Short Lesson: Step 5
    In this short lesson, learners consider cycling as a solution to the problem of too much traffic.
  • Short Lesson: Step 6
    In this short lesson, learners consider a range of problems and decide whether they are simple or complex.