Here’s a nice infographic that recently appeared at educationdegrees.nova.edu Note the basic Problem-Solving Process given. It has 5 steps. Which of our 4 steps (from class) got expanded into 2 steps? Follow the link: http://educationdegrees.nova.edu/resources/infographics/infographic-4/

# Category Archive: Problem Solving

Mar 23

## Spotting Numbers and Visual Patterns

Here a two great websites that provide lots of great pattern problems. [this website hasn’t been functional lately – too bad! – Spotting Numbers – interactive, does require Java.] Visual Patterns – less interactive, (no Java needed). These patterns can be used with elementary students (if you just ask number questions) through advanced algebra (if …

Feb 06

## Ways to Understand a Problem

Attached is a list of 25 way to understand a problem. This is the first step in the 4-step Problem-Solving Process. Students often have only two methods 🙁 Reread the Problem and Ask the teacher. They need to learn there are other ways to go about understanding a problem. ……examples….. Determine what is to be found. Underline/highlight important …