To get started, read the Module handbook.
|Module handbook||PDF*||(Includes all guides and handouts)|
|Introductory session guide||DOC|
|Into the classroom: lesson plan||DOC|
|Follow-up session guide||DOC|
|Handout 1||Three structured problems||DOC|
|Handout 2||Three unstructured versions of the problems||DOC|
|Handout 3||Notes on the unstructured problems||DOC|
|Handout 4||Practical advice for teaching problem solving||DOC|
|Handout 5||Suggested further reading||DOC|
PDF files can be read with Adobe Reader available free from www.adobe.com or the Preview application supplied with Mac OS.
DOC files can be edited with Microsoft Word, OpenOffice and many other word processors - but we recommend that you use the PDF files for reliability unless you wish to customise the documents.
Large versions of the problems (for projection)
|Organising a table tennis league||DOC|
|Designing a box for 18 sweets||DOC|
|Calculating Body Mass Index||DOC|
Run the software
This requires Flash Player 7 (or later) which is available free from www.adobe.com
Install the software on other computers
Each of the following contains all the computer-based problems for the five Professional Development modules.
|Installer for Windows PCs||(Installs everything to the 'Start' menu - no Flash Player needed)|
|Apple Mac version||(OS X only, no Flash Player needed)|
|Run "offline" in a web browser||(Any system with Flash Player 7 or later - copy the files to wherever you want them)|
Please try out the software on the same computers which your students will be using well in advance of the lesson.