Common Problem Solving Strategies We have provided a copymaster for these strategies so that you can make posters and display them in your classroom.
It consists of a page per strategy with space provided to insert the name of any problem that you come across that uses that particular strategy (Act it out, Draw, Guess, Make a List).
In this site we have linked the problem solving lessons to the following groupings of problem solving strategies.
As the site develops we may add some more but we have tried to keep things simple for now.
Strategies are things that Pólya would have us choose in his second stage of problem solving and use in his third stage (What is Problem Solving? So they are some sort of general ideas that might work for a number of problems. As speaking in riddles isn’t likely to be of much assistance to you, let’s get down to some examples.
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To Pólya they were things to try that he couldn’t guarantee would solve the problem but, of course, he sincerely hoped they would.
As you can see with the chickens and pigs, discussed above, regular picture drawing develops into drawing a diagram.
Venn diagrams and tree diagrams are particular types of diagrams that we use so often they have been given names in their own right.
This is because the participants are so engrossed in the mechanics of what they are doing that they don’t see through to the underlying mathematics.
However, because these children are concentrating on what they are doing, they may in fact get more out of it and remember it longer than the others, so there are pros and cons here. Generally speaking, any object that can be used in some way to represent the situation the children are trying to solve, is equipment.