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Martin Burrett

Practical Problem-Solving - 19 views

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    "Business and the media are constantly screaming that problem solving skills and creative thinking are the keys to innovation and success (and the beat the robots trying to take your job), yet many teachers feel that the skills and opportunities to develop them are often an add-on, an after thought, or taught in isolation during special activities, like a STEM week. Even these activities have a particular expected method which the pupils must 'discover', rather than completely new and unique solutions. How can we develop the skills to help our pupils think of the unexpected?"
Glenn Hervieux

KSI as a Leading Model for Developing Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills - Un... - 43 views

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    "The Committee for Economic Development, a Washington DC-based business organization, recently released a survey on "Which skills are most important on the job and which skills are in short supply?" "
Donal O' Mahony

Collaborative Problem Solving: PISA 2015 | eLearning Island - 38 views

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    "Collaborative problem solving is not a traditional domain, in that it is not explicitly taught as a school subject, rather embedded as a practice in the classroom" (PISA 2015 Draft Collaborative Problem Solving Framework p.27) - some thoughts from the context of education in Ireland
Martin Burrett

Cut the Rope - 103 views

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    A fun strategy game where players must cut ropes to feed the little creature. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Educational+Games
Bonnie Breeden

Solvr - 96 views

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    Solvr is a free to use website that lets us post a problem and then share that URL with our friends whom we want to ask the solution from. This can be helpful when we want to reach a solution as group. The approach is that of an online forum but dedicated to problem solving.
Rachelle Garton

nrich.maths.org :: Mathematics Enrichment :: October 2010 Front Page - 126 views

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    A great site for mathematical problems. Interactive resources available as well. Teacher notes as well for solving particular problems.
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