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234 resources with the concept problem solving techniques

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Finding Scores

For Students 5th - 8th
Challenge your mathematicians with this word problem about a game of darts between two friends. The rules of this game are a bit different: one player starts at a number below 30 and subtracts every throw. His opponent starts at 0 and...
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Career Connections | Web Developer

For Students 6th - 12th
New ReviewRather than spinning webs like your friendly neighborhood Spiderman, web developers save us by making computer code efficient. A video describes how their utility belts are loaded with HTML, CSS, and programming languages; with Sublime...
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Career Connections | Industrial Hygienist

For Students 6th - 12th
New ReviewWhen one thinks of a hygienist, it's usually in the context of a dental office. A short video explores the world of the industrial hygienist who specializes in occupational health and safety. The job of these safety professionals is to...
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Hot Shots and Hot Jobs: Cyber Security Analysts Fight Crime | Science Matters

For Students 3rd - 12th
New ReviewRather than a trench coat and a magnifying glass, the tools of the modern crime fighter are the internet and a computer. Find out what it takes to fight crime as a cybersecurity analyst. 
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Hot Shots and Hot Jobs: Software Engineers Create Solutions through Code

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
New ReviewTech is cool! That's the takeaway from a short video that details the challenges and rewards of being a software engineer.
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Career Connections | Civil Engineer

For Students 6th - 12th
New ReviewLike to work outdoors? Like to build massive things? Or little models of those massive things? An informative video details how a civil engineer gets to do all these things. 
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Stress Lessons Toolkit

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
New ReviewOver 52 pages, a unit offers lessons and activities that define stress, practices breathing techniques, brings awareness to triggers, refocuses worries and fears, and offers various problem solving skills. The unit ends with a review of...
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Trauma-Informed SEL Toolkit

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
The Trauma-Informed SEL Toolkit is a presentation for educators who seek to create a reliable environment where scholars who have experienced adversities and trauma feel supported, safe, and ready to learn.
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Can’t We All Just Get Along? Conflict Resolution Strategies

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Respond rather than react—that's the big idea behind a lesson on conflict resolution strategies. A richly detailed plan teaches high schoolers strategies for resolving conflicts. Pupils play charades, engage in verbal and non-verbal...
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Conflict Resolution: Grades 9-12

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Conflicts happen. Learning to deal with them positively, manage anger, and communicate feelings is the focus of a instructional activity that gives high schoolers the tools they need for conflict resolution. After reading a series of...
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Risk Taking Behaviors

For Teachers 10th
Sophomores can be sometimes wise and sometimes foolish. The same can be said for their behaviors. After watching a presentation about risk taking behaviors, class members discuss the presentation in small groups, and then complete a...
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Putting on Armor

For Teachers 8th
Peers can exert tremendous pressure that can lead to positive and negative consequences. To conclude the Risky Business unit, class members create a Personal Safety Plan. They list things or situations that cause stress, things they have...
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Causes of the Causes: What Are the Root Causes of This Problem?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A "Causes of the Causes" diagram enables class members to examine the contributing factors to a problem. After reading a poem that models the process, class members, either in gorps or individually, diagram an issues they are passionate...
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What Are Bullying and Harassment? Part 2

For Teachers 4th Standards
After reviewing notes from the previous lessons, small groups obtain a scenario card that describes a situation in which bullying is happening. Peers discuss the event and brainstorm two solutions using the STAR method then present their...
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STAR Deputies

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Scholars become STAR deputies in a lesson that encourages them to be problem-solvers. Small groups gather to complete a worksheet by answering questions. A discussion presents a scenario in which a problem occurs on the playground. Small...
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STAR Deputies, Unite!

For Teachers 2nd Standards
STAR deputies unite! Scholars gather in small groups to solve problems using the STAR method. Pupils read a card that describes a situation that requires problem-solving. They role-play the scenario in front of their peers.
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Conflict Mediation – Part 1: Getting Ready

For Teachers 4th Standards
Two scholars walk into a room arguing, what is happening? Peers observe the two actors in preparation for a whole-class discussion about conflict. Learners establish a conflict, name the three approaches—passive, aggressive, and...
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Conflict Mediation – Part 2: Practice

For Teachers 4th Standards
A lesson challenges scholars to prove their understanding of conflict mediation. Small groups role-play scenarios using two mediators and two disputants. Peers observe then discuss their findings. A worksheet outlines groups'...
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Stressed Out Sally

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Life changes may cause stress. Here, scholars identify stressful situations in a peer's life and offer coping skills to make for a better day. A short story, "Stressed Out Sally," provides pupils with a look inside a bad day. After...
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Sally’s Super Day

For Teachers 2nd Standards
After having a bad day, Sally took scholars' suggestions and had a super day. Pupils listen to her newest short story then discuss the events that occurred. They sort each event by what was in her control and what was not. Participants...
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Can You Solve the Death Race Riddle?

For Students 6th - 12th
To save Uncle Slate Kanoli, his coil runner speedster, and all Kanoli's other inventions viewers must win the Death Race. Alas, there is a catch and it's a doozie! Find the correct sequence of thruster firings and save the day. And Uncle...
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The Changing Times of The Future

For Teachers 1st Standards
Boost self-awareness with a lesson that examines future life changes. Here, scholars predict one life-changing event that could happen this next year. They draw a picture of their event and share their finished products with their peers....
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Be a Problem Solving Star

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Reach for the STARs! Using the resource, scholars review the STAR (Stop, Think, Act, Review) method and discuss how to use it to solve a math equation. Next, small groups collaborate to solve a common problem in the classroom using the...
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Communicating with I-Messages (2/2)

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Class members read a handout to learn about using I-Messages—honest statements that begin with I to get their points of view across. Next, learners practice using I-Messages with partners to better communicate without hurting others'...