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Problem Solving

A list of great problem solving activities to be used in secondary maths teaching which can be used to meet the needs of the new curriculum.
Publication date:
07 October 2016

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The problem with problem solving

I believe Albert Einstein was once asked “If you have one hour to save the world, how would you spend that hour?”He replied, “I would spend 55 minutes defining the problem and then five minutes solving it.”When asking 20 mathematics teachers to define problem solving you are likely to get 21 different definitions. In its recent report Problem...

Problem solving skills

This STEM Learning resource collection aims to support STEM Ambassadors to highlight the top 10 employability skills to young people, with examples of activities and discussions to support young people to develop these skills in either school, college or other settings.  These two resources focus on problem...
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2010 to date

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Problem solving approach

This STEM Learning resource collection aims to support STEM Ambassadors to highlight the top 10 employability skills to young people, with examples of activities and discussions to support young people to develop these skills in either school, college or other settings.  This resource focuses on problem...
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2010 to date

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Perfect problem solving with Bojagi

As a mathematics teacher, I like to start the term with some basic number skills with my KS3 groups. This choice is grounded in solid reasoning: check the pupils have got a grasp of the basics before moving on to another topic. Prime factor trees make great display work, and Pascal’s Triangle can have the ‘wow’ factor. But how else can that start-of-the-new...

Creative Problem Solving in Chemistry

These resources were designed to * To improve students' ability to communicate and work together. *To develop students' problem solving skill. *To give students to opportunity to be creative. *To show students that science is more than 'getting the right answer' and that it can involve using one's own...
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2000 - 2009

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MEI Integrating Mathematical Problem Solving

The resources in this collection are the result of a project managed by Mathematics in Education and Industry (MEI) and funded by the Clothworkers’ Foundation. The aims of the project are to: • Highlight the importance of mathematics and statistics across the sixth form curriculum • Enable A level students to see...
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2010 to date

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Maths Workshops by The Problem Solving Company

The Problem Solving Company offers Maths workshops for both Primary and Secondary Schools throughout the UK.Our National Curriculum based workshops are a great way to improve the image of Maths in your school. Using large resources enables maximum participation for the groups and helps encourage communication and team...

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Maths Workshops by The Problem Solving Company

The Problem Solving Company offers Maths workshops for both Primary and Secondary Schools throughout the UK. Our National Curriculum based workshops are a great way to improve the image of Maths in your school. Using large resources enables maximum participation for the groups and helps encourage communication and...
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19 April 2018

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Teamwork - Solving Problems and Improving Quality

The Science with Technology Teamwork unit, from the Association for Science Education and the Design and Technology Association, introduces students to skills to solve problems and improve quality. It was developed in collaboration with experts in the Rover Group. This unit was part of the Toolkit produced by the...
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1990 - 1999

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