Top 5 Problem Solving Resources
Problem solving is an important skill to have- -in school, in the workforce, and in life. Check out these five resources for developing students’ problem-solving abilities.
1. All You Need to Teach - Problem Solving: Ages 5-8
This comprehensive teacher resource book contains teaching tips, lesson plans, worksheets, task cards – all the techniques and ideas you need to help your students develop problem solving strategies.
2. Challenging Mathematical Tasks
This book guides students to work out solutions to mathematical problems for themselves, through a structured approach and activities that allow for sustained thinking, decision-making and risk-taking.
3. Maths Problem Solving Techniques
This book provides a set of problem solving techniques and practice questions to consolidate each skill.
4. Open-Ended Maths Activities
Written by experienced educators, this book provides practical advice on how teachers can create their own open-ended and problem-solving questions, and use them effectively in the classroom.
5. Problem Solved
This engaging multi-levelled series provides students with the chance to apply their numeracy skills in order to solve maths problems, using a process that works for them.