Glenside Future Problem Solvers
Coaches: Mrs. Pasternack & Mrs. Rickel
Next meeting: February 24
How can Parents help?
CAB: Maggie, Sophie, Sam, Monique, Sofia
BET: Tabitha, Esther, Christian, Will, Caroline
PLEDGE: Aidan, Keegan, Jack, Cailyn, Maya, Myanah
STREP: Isaac, Liam, Peter, Reilly, Amelia
The formula for solutions:
(Who: A person, group or company)................ (What: tell exactly what will be done)
(How it will work or what it will accomplish)
so that _________________________________________________________________________________
(Why: how it addresses the U.P. you have chosen)
How to write solutions:
2. If your solutions do not do what your KVP says it should do, it will not count.
3. Solutions should be humane.
4. Solutions should reward, not punish.
5. Solutions should be futuristic.
6. Solutions should be scientific, not magical.
7. Use your category list to help you brainstorm solutions.
8. You need a minimum of 8 solutions to move on to the next step.
This will be our last day to brainstorm solutions as a group
Who in each category can help us solve the problem? Here are some examples for the 'who' part of the solution:
Physical Health: Doctors
Law & Justice: Police
Education: Professors that teach MBA programs
Defense: Secretary of Defense
Government & Politics: President Obama
Environment: Environmental Protection Agency
Business & Commerce: Walmart
Ethics & Religion: The United States Cardinals
Technology: Tim Cook, CEO of Apple
Social Relationships: Facebook
Recreation: Major League Baseball players
Economics: Stock brokers
Psychological Health: Psychologists
Communication: TV producers
Arts and Aesthetics: Musicians
Basic needs: Clothing manufacturers
Six-Steps to Problem Solving
1. Identify Challenges to the topic or Future Scene.
2. Select an Underlying Problem.
3. Produce Solution Ideas to the Underlying Problem.
4. Generate and Select Criteria to Evaluate Solution Ideas.
5. Apply Criteria to Solution Ideas.
6. Develop an Action Plan.