Glenside Future Problem Solvers

Coaches: Mrs. Pasternack & Mrs. Rickel

March 15 Future Problem Solvers Bowl at Elkins Park School

Thank you to those of you that have returned the permission slip for the March 15th EP Bowl. We are still waiting for 1 permission slip to be returned.

Transportation for the Problem Solving Bowl

Pupils will be bused from Glenside Elementary School to Elkins park School around 1:30; however, parents must provide transportation home at around 8:00 PM. At around 7:00, the students and parents will be meeting in the EP auditorium. The winning team from each division will be performing their skits.

Glenside Shirts

Please have your child wear Glenside shirts on Wednesday, March 15th. If your child does not have a shirt, let us know and we will arrange for one to be borrowed.

Bring Snacks

The FPS students will be provided with dinner at 6:30. They should bring a small snack and bottle of water with them to Elkins Park School. Please do not bring snacks that contain nuts.

Dinner on March 16

Participants will be served pizza at dinnertime. If your child does not eat this food, please provide a "brown bag" meal. Dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. Please be aware that dinner is only being provided for the children participating in the District Problem Solving Bowl.

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.