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Have a question or comment?       Problem Solution







Problem Solving






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Over all Process

Team creation
Select problem
Problem solving

























Following the process listed on the right side  starting with Many Design


























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Begin the  problem solving  process


Who  is your customer?
What are the issues and or needs ?
Discuss and develop possible fixes
Break the problem into its parts, if time or complexity is a factor
Why is being positive, being flexible and doing your best; part of a good attitude?
How is Trust, Honesty, Curiosity, and Listening skills part of a good design process?


Goals for the Team:     Create a design that meets the Requirements and adds value to the community

The Outcome:

·       Understand the process involved with problem-solving

·         Produce a design that meets your requirements



·       You can use any resource to find information ( Web, Books, People, etc.)

·       You can work together to create your thoughts

·       You need to write your thoughts as a group

·       Reflex  on your completion.  What have we learned?, Need to know more,

Review the Tools sheet to see what you can use to help


How to begin:

·       Discuss; Why are you doing this?, Who benefits from it?

  •   Create a planning & time line chart for the project

·       Do your best as there is no one right answer.   Its what you make of it.

·       Use your creative thinking and critical things skills during the design  

·      Use Divergent and Convergent thinking when doing each step

  • Be creative and curious doing the process

  • How are we going to measure our progress & outcomes 




Reflection of what we did
Group Reflections



Support Documents for Problem Solving
Dr. Deming
Mike Hammer
Engr. mind-set
Key Attributes
  Learning Targets Represent Clear, Manageable Goals
  Teaching model 5E Studying Skills 
  Lesson Plan for this section  



 Additional Information: Problem solving process...  another design process  Circular design


Flip:  Problem-Solving

Divergent/ Convergent Thinking Critical Thinking
Brain Storming Creative Thinking
System Thinking Decision Making
Magical Thinking Innovation ... making things better