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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 15

Learner Descriptor

I can evaluate the success of solutions I have used to attempt to solve a complex problem.

Teacher Explanation

Learners can effectively evaluate different results from their attempted solutions to complex problems and adapt their approach if required.

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 15
    In this video, learners evaluate the success of solutions they have used to attempt to solve a complex problem by discussing the solution of a cycling scheme by the local council to help reduce congestion and pollution.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 15
    In this video, learners evaluate the success of solutions they have used to attempt to solve a complex problem by revising their approach to a solution that has not worked as the local council aimed to reduce congestion and pollution in the 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.
  • Display Material: Step 13 to Step 15
    Support educators and learners to focus tightly on specific skill steps by displaying these Skill Builder Universal Framework posters for essential skills at Steps 13-15.
  • 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.