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Problem Solving

Problem Solving

The ability to find a solution to a complex situation or challenge.
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Step 13

Learner Descriptor

I can explain deductive and inductive logic and how they can be used in problem-solving.

Teacher Explanation

Learners have a basic understanding of deductive and inductive logic and understand how these can be applied effectively to problems.

Resources

  • Display Material: Step 13 to Step 15
    Support teachers and learners to focus tightly on specific skill steps by displaying these Essential Skills Framework posters. For Steps 13-15.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 6 to Step 15
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Problem Solving steps 6-15, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • Teacher Guide: Step 0 to Step 15
    A practical guide for teaching Problem Solving with activities for every step.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 13
    In this video, learners explain deductive and inductive logic and how they can be used in problem-solving by exploring deductive logic in the problem of mobile phone use in the car.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 13
    In this video, learners explain deductive and inductive logic and how they can be used in problem-solving by exploring inductive logic in the problem of mobile phone use in the car in their local area.
  • 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 Essential Skills Expanded Framework posters.