Solve It!

Revised Bloom's

Characteristics...

Risk-taking, questioning assumptions, openness to ideas, willingness to connect divergent ideas, respect for data, attention to precision and accuracy.
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Nurturing Problem Solvers

  • Step back and watch
  • Focus on the process children are engaged in
  • Acknowledge children's efforts
  • Create accepting environments where children are free to express their ideas
  • Give children opportunities for open ended play activities
  • Emphasize the vocabulary of problem solving
  • Be willing to make mistakes
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What It Looks Like

  • Students with heads together in groups
  • Students using measurement tools
  • Students using problem-solving graphic organizers
  • Students using decision-making graphic organizers
  • Students completing T-Charts
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