Problem Solving


Problem Solving 


The problem solving workshops run by PDST in local Education Centres across the country endeavour to support teachers in the exploration of problem solving as a central methodology across the mathematics curriculum. The exploration of content, methodologies and skills and the development of mathematical thinking are promoted throughout. The following resources and materials are available to print or download by clicking on the links below.





Workshop 1


Task Cards:

Dice Train

Magic V

Teddy Town

School Fair Necklaces






Workshop 2




The PDST have offered a number of workshops and seminars in the area of Problem Solving. Relevant resources from these sessions can be accessed by clicking the links below:




Former Resources


Session 2

Collaborative Group Work Role Cards

Assessment Booklet

Maths Journal



Supplementary Activities

Problem Solving

Task Cards

Ideas for Maths Trails

Maths Trail Overviews


Session 3

Problem Solving Copybook Checklist