Presentation on theme: "How do you solve problems?"— Presentation transcript:
1 How do you solve problems? Cognitive InterviewingFirstly, pair up and sit back to back.Decide on who will be the talker/thinker and who will be thelistener/writer.Chose one of the following three problems shown on the nexttwo slides (the first three are primary school maths, the fourth amore open problem)a) the talker/thinker must describe the question in their own words tothe listener/writer, who must write it downb) the talker/thinker must then attempt to solve the problem,describing and analysing each process s/he goes through. Thelistener/writer must again write it down.c) Turn to face each other and consider the process and informationyou have just collected.
2 Mr Daley bought some pigs, goats and sheep. Altogether he bought 100 animals and spent £600. Mr Daley paid £21for each pig, £8 for each goat and £3 for each sheep. Therewere an even number of pigs.How many of each animal did Mr Daley buy?Carrie has glued some cubes together to make a large solidcube with nine small cubes showing on a face. She paints thelarge cube red. How many of the original cubes have 1) 3 facespainted red 2) 2 faces painted red 3) 1 face painted red 4) nofaces painted red?Momma’s Pizza Shed has the toppings ham, salami, chicken,mushroom, tomato, bacon and pineapple. Jessied decides thatshe will have 2 toppings on her pizza. How many choices doesshe have?At the Pizza Place at the Centre of the Universe, there are 100toppings available. How many choices would Jessie have at this place?
3 A travel agent wants to open a new travel agency. She currently has 5 shops but wishes to expand the business. The problem is where tosite the new shop.The new shop should focus on the mass-market package holidaybusiness- the annual two-week holiday rather than business travel.Which town in England would be a good site and within that town,which site- shopping centre, high street, suburb, airport?