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Name:​​ Problem Solving Strategies

 

​​ SKU:​​ PSSGOTST

 

​​ Solution Plan:  ​​​​ 

 

Problem solving is the act of defining a problem; determining the cause of the problem; identifying,​​ prioritizing, and selecting alternatives for a solution and implementing a solution.

Build the occasional roadblock into an experience.

  • Identify the problem. (For example, “I always misplace my keys”)

  • ​​ Break the problem into manageable parts, so each task​​ does not seem impossible.

  • Build the occasional roadblock into an experience.

  • Break down problems in​​ Chunks​​ 

  • Brainstorm​​ 

  • Ask open ended questions such as Why and How?​​ 

  • Use a graphic organizer​​ 

Utilize such board games as:

  • Play Chess, Checkers,​​ Matching Games- this allows for critical thinking, creativity, analysis of the board and much more.

Apply the​​ SODAS​​ Method –​​ This method provides structure to the process of solving problems and gives individuals a new way to approach situations where they​​ might have acted hastily or inappropriately in the past.

Situation- identify the problem situation​​ 

Options- Consider the options for the situations​​ 

Disadvantages- List the disadvantages of each solution ​​ 

Advantages -List the advantages of each solution

Solution- Choose the solution and follow through​​ 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Required Materials:​​ 

1.Chess/Checkers​​ 

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2.Jenga

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3.Uno

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