How to create 10 year calendar with less that 10 pages? I will share how I taught my 7 year old daughter to make 10 year calendar with less than 10 pages.

Then, I will answer why we should not teach simply the solutions to problems by explaining reasoning behind my teaching approach.

She easily found that each number just got incremented by 1. To fill 2011, she didn’t look at the 2011 calendar, instead just followed the pattern by just adding 1 to 2010’s page number.

Then we both checked against 2011 calendar and it matched perfectly.

She repeated the same for 2012 calendar, and during verification we found that the pattern changed.

For Jan and Feb, pattern remained same just one higher that previous year. For e.g index for Mar 2011 is 2 while index for Mar 2012 is 4.So most of them doesn’t even know how apply what they have learned.In Today’s computing and artificial intelligence revolution, intellectual skills are more important than knowing facts. So students should learn the basic building blocks for solving problems.But I let her do it wrong first time and discover the problem during verification.Because that’s how we solve problems in real life, but school education teaches only right steps to arrive at the solution.But, My goal is not to teach her this cool trick of making 10 year calendar with 9 pages, but the process of solving this problem so that she can apply it to other problems.We should teach kids the fundamental skill of researching subjects and creating theories. Adaptations: Once children have been taught these five steps to problem solving, they need opportunities to practice using them.Why we should not teach simply the solutions to the problems, instead teach kids the fundamental problem solving skills?There are different ways to calm down; we could take a break, take three deep breaths, use "milkshake breathing". – We need to know what the problem is before we can solve it. Remember this problem belongs to you, not other people. In the beginning, you may need to help them with solutions. The focus at this step is just to generate as many solutions as possible, not to evaluate solutions. Ask children to think what would happen next if they chose a solution. Step Three: Come up with Solutions – It is helpful to think of as many different solutions to the problem as possible. A solution might work one time but not another time.

## Comments Teach Problem Solving Skills

## Why Teach Problem Solving? NZ Maths

Problem solving is the process part of mathematics that has often been overlooked in the past in favour of skills such as addition and solving triangles see What.…

## Teaching Problem-Solving Skills - Jstor

TEACHING PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS. ALAN H. SCHOENFELD. Department of Mathematics, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 13323. 1. Introduction and.…

## How to Help Young Students Develop Problem Solving Skills

Problem solving skills are absolutely essential and it is something that most kids do not start to learn until they are well. Start Teaching Children at an Early Age.…

## Teaching Problem-Solving Skills - YouTube

Dec 20, 2012. What do you tell students to do when they don't know what to do? This video is part of the Flinn Scientific Best Practices for Teaching Chemistry.…

## Teaching Problem Solving in Math - The Owl Teacher

Every year in math, I start off by teaching my students problem-solving skills and strategies. Every year they moan and groan that they know them. Every year.…

## Ways to Teach your Children to be Problem Solvers All.

Leadership studies focus on the same skill set. Good teachers don't provide correct answers as much as teach kids how to use problem-solving skills to arrive at.…

## Problem-Solving Activities for the Classroom

Feb 14, 2013. Problem-solving skills are necessary in all areas of life, and classroom problem solving activities can be a great way to get students prepped.…

## How You Can Help Children Solve Problems Scholastic

LOOKING AROUND YOUR ROOM. Children use problem-solving skills on a constant basis - when they experiment and investigate, when they select materials.…

## Activity Teaching Problem Solving

Activity Teaching Problem Solving. Teach a problem solving procedure see picture below by teaching children the. Read stories about friendship skills.…

## It's a Big Problem! Teaching Children Problem-Solving Skills.

Oct 9, 2018. In this webinar, presenters discuss ways to help children in the problem-solving process and support them in becoming independent.…