Paths to Problem Solving®
Improve Problem Solving Performance through Guided Discovery
Paths to Problem Solving points the way toward building students' ability to think critically and solve problems independently.
With Paths to Problem Solving, students—
- Learn through teacher-facilitated, guided discovery activities that encourage independent thinking and learning
- Use comprehension and vocabulary skills to derive word problem meaning and organize key data
- Collaborate to actively experiment with and share various methods for solving problems, rather than memorizing and applying rote problem solving routines in isolation
- Present their solutions and describe the strategy used as extended responses