Problem Solving Check Sheet
Categories Observed without a prompt Observed after a prompt Unable to do without significant help
Understands the problem before starting work      
Selects a strategy to obtain a solution      
Accurately implements a solution strategy      
Justifies results      
Use a systematic approach [heuristic] (understand problem, identifies needed information, considers strategies, plan and implements a plan, solves, verify solution).      
Uses appropriate dispositions - willing to try, open-minded, confident, persistent, skeptical,      
Understands the problem beyond specific to general      
Reflects and uses metacognition      



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