You have learned about the problem-solving cycle throughout Unit 3. For this Discussion, choose science content such as rocks, seeds, clouds, leaves, or water, and then complete the following:
- Discuss how you would set up an investigation that promotes the problem-solving stages. Make sure to include what topic you choose and how the students will meet each of the problem-solving stages.
- Explain how children problem solve and how this investigation in particular helps them to develop their problem-solving skills.
- What is your problem solving style? Explain how this will affect your student experiences and your classroom practices?
- Create an Early Childhood game that relates to math and/or science that will enhance problem solving skills. Make sure to share the materials, directions, and other important components.