• Mathematics
• Year 7

Problem solving skills and strategies

approx. 5 hrs

3 topics

14 concepts

Build confidence and competence in Problem Solving skills.

Available in
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Overview

Problem Solving Skills and Strategies is a targeted program of learning for students in year 7. The program explicitly teaches students how to unpack worded problems and develop a mathematical tool-kit of strategies that support numeracy growth. A wide selection of questions of varying difficulty are modelled on the Scholarship and Selective Entry tests from the Australian Council for Educational Research, the Australian Mathematics Competition, and the Selective High Schoolsâ€™ Placement test. Content covers syllabus strands of Number and Algebra and their applications; Measurement and Geometry, especially visual literacy and Statistics and Probability, including reading graphs, data analysis and probability.

Topics & Concepts We Cover

This learning program is made up of the following 3 topics, broken down into 14 concepts.

• Skills and Strategies 5 concepts

1. Problem solving steps and strategies

2. Select and apply problem solving strategies - Step 2: Look for an appropriate strategy

3. Select and apply problem solving strategies - Step 3: Use the strategy

4. Select and apply problem solving strategies - Step 4: Evaluate and check your answer

5. Select and apply problem solving strategies - Step 1: Comprehend the questionÂ

• Developing the PS toolkit 8 concepts

1. Select and apply problem solving strategies: Draw a diagram

2. Select and apply problem solving strategies: Logical reasoning

3. Select and apply problem solving strategies: Compile a list

4. Select and apply problem solving strategies: Use operations or algebra

5. Select and apply problem solving strategies: Look for a pattern

6. Select and apply problem solving strategies: Work backwards

7. Select and apply problem solving strategies: Guess and check

8. Select and apply problem solving strategies: Create a table

• Application of PS strategies 1 concept

1. Select and apply problem solving strategies to a range of problems

What you'll get

Learning Content

• A customised learning plan to suit your needs, adapting to your pace as you learn, progress and achieve mastery
• All the content required to help you master the syllabus, including theory, worked examples, exam preparation and practice questions

An Expert Tutor

• We match you to a private, expert tutor who is right for your needs and goals
• Our tutors are talented, tested, top ATAR achievers and subject experts
• During each session, your tutor guides you through your learning program, providing real-time, live expert tutoring in Problem solving skills and strategies

Reporting

• Access information at every stage showing what's been mastered, what areas need to be worked on and what's next
• You and your parents receive a comprehensive feedback report after every session
• Every session is recorded and available for you to watch at any time, allowing you to review what was covered

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