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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 0

Learner Descriptor

Learners complete tasks by following instructions

Teacher Explanation

Learners complete tasks by following instructions

Resources

  • Reward System: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support learners to use consistent language and recognise when they are applying essential skills successfully by using this Essential Skills mat and rewarding them with these colourful Essential Skills tokens.
  • Reward System: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support learners to recognise when they are applying skills successfully by rewarding them with these colourful Essential Skills certificates.
  • 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.