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Part C

Defining Problem Solving
  The Problem-Solving Standard | Organizing Data | Draw a Diagram or Make a Model | Organize the Data in a List, Diagram, Table, or Graph | Generate and Eliminate Candidates | Additional Problem-Solving Strategies | Low Threshold, High Ceiling Problems | Summary | Your Journal
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  This data organization strategy is particularly useful when it's unclear where to begin. If you can draw a picture or use a model of the problem, it will help you start the problem-solving process. Revisit the Finding Pentominos problem and reflect on how the model was useful in solving this problem.

Now watch a brief video segment (duration 0:21) of a middle school student talking about how solving problems hands-on helps his learning process.


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