Results for "problem solving" (215)

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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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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The Problem-Solving Pack

This pack of worksheets, produced by the Spode Group, is designed to give students experience in problem solving during the early years of secondary school, and was written in response to publications encouraging the teaching mathematics through problem solving, investigations and discussion.The pack contains twelve...
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1990 - 1999

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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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Solving Real Problems with Mathematics Volume 2

Volume two of two publications produced by the Spode Group with the aim of providing a useful set of examples that are convincing applications of mathematics and applications which can be taught in schools.This volume contains case studies with three distinct components: problem statement, teaching notes and possible...
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1980 - 1989

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Solving Problems Using Newton's Second Law O3

In this resource, from the Department for Education Standards Unit, students will learn to understand how Newton’s second law can be applied to a range of different problems. It will encourage learners to link the stages of solutions together and appreciate the purpose and relevance of each stage of a solution....
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2000 - 2009

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Solving the Maths Problem: International Perspectives on Mathematics Education

This resource, written by Emma Morris, outlines the core choices facing mathematics education and builds on the recommendations of the 2011 Vorderman Report, by examining which mathematics approaches and reforms have worked overseas. The paper does not recommend directly importing practice from either of the case...
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2010 to date

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Fermi problems

A Fermi problem involves making estimates and using mathematics to answer a question, in more colloquial language they might be termed ‘back of envelope’ calculations.Many of the questions don’t have clear cut answers, and sometimes alternative paths to solutions are possible.The level of mathematics required is...
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2010 to date

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