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Type:Lesson

Estimated Time:15 minutes

Grades:6-8

Score Type:Automatically Graded

Work completed by a student will be automatically graded and the grade will be sent to the Learning Management System (LMS) gradebook

Available Language: English


Vocabulary: alternative solutions, decision making, diverse perspectives, finding solutions, multiple processes, perspective, problem solving, solutions


Objectives:

  • Students learn to use multiple processes and diverse perspectives to explore alternative solutions.

Subjects:

Address Diverse Perspectives 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Address Diverse Perspectives 

Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Audience > Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

Alternative Solutions

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology Use In Society > Design Process > Alternative Solutions

Critical Thinking - Alternative Solutions 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Critical Thinking - Alternative Solutions 

Critical Thinking and Decision Making Process 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Critical Thinking and Decision Making Process 

Desktop Publishing 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Desktop Publishing 

Listening / Pay Attention

Language Arts > Communication > Media Literacy / Viewing > Comprehension > Listening / Pay Attention

Problem Definition

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology Use In Society > Design Process > Problem Definition

Problem Solving

Language Arts > Life Skills Daily Life > Problem Solving

Real-World Solutions 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Real-World Solutions 

Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

Teamwork and Collaboration

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology Use In Society > Design Process > Teamwork and Collaboration
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S.3.d Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.
S.4.a Students know and use a deliberate design process for generating ideas, testing theories, creating innovative artifacts or solving authentic problems.
S.4.d Students exhibit a tolerance for ambiguity, perseverance and the capacity to work with open-ended problems.
S.5.a Students formulate problem definitions suited for technology-assisted methods such as data analysis, abstract models and algorithmic thinking in exploring and finding solutions.
S.5.b Students collect data or identify relevant data sets, use digital tools to analyze them, and represent data in various ways to facilitate problem-solving and decision-making.
S.5.c Students break problems into component parts, extract key information, and develop descriptive models to understand complex systems or facilitate problem-solving.
S.7.c Students contribute constructively to project teams, assuming various roles and responsibilities to work effectively toward a common goal.
S.7.d Students explore local and global issues and use collaborative technologies to work with others to investigate solutions.