It is a fantastic book. Another book on problem solving, focusing more on ways to think, for solving tough problems, is written by the greatest of them all, namely George Polya. Mathematical Discovery on Understanding, Learning, and Teaching Problem Solving, Volumes I and II By George Polya. I highly recommend this book.

General Problem-solving Process. Introduction. The following is a general problem-solving process that characterizes the steps that can be followed by any discipline when approaching and rationally solving a problem. When used in conjunction with reasoning and decision-making skills, the process works well for one or more participants.

Math for Kids: A Medieval Adventure in Problem-solving - ThinkQuest Junior A site designed by two fourth-graders for sharpening math problem-solving skills: students can practice and learn to solve 30 word problems step-by-step (multiple-choice answers with answer pages are provided), or share word problems they've written.

In cognitive psychology, the term problem-solving refers to the mental process that people go through to discover, analyze, and solve problems. This involves all of the steps in the problem process, including the discovery of the problem, the decision to tackle the issue, understanding the problem, researching the available options and taking actions to achieve your goals.

This set of flashcards will help you review the different problem-solving strategies that can be used to organize, understand, and solve.

Math problem solving is one of the most challenging concepts for students. Providing word problem practice for each concept you teach can help students apply their learning in meaningful ways. Designed to teach students to think critically and apply math problem solving strategies, these story probl.

Problem Solving Booklet. Patio Problem I need to replace the slabs on my patio. I need 78 new slabs to cover my patio. The slabs come in packs of 12.

I teach math to homeschooled students, and I limit my practice to Art of Problem Solving curricula and preparing for math contests like MOEMS, MathCounts, and AMC. Today I want to talk about a certain type of student that I help more than any other: The Online AoPS Student. AoPS offers terrific online classes for students who love math.