In your own words, describe the four-step problem-solving process. Explain why each step is important. Create a simple problem that could be used in a classroom and demonstrate how you would use each of the four steps to solve this problem. How would you teach this process in the classroom?
Identify at least five different problem-solving strategies. Discuss when and how you would use each of these strategies to solve a problem. Create a problem, then select an appropriate strategy and describe how you would teach a student to use this strategy to solve the problem.