But how can you get your students to think as problem solvers? You can break down the learning process for them – scaffolding. If the students can begin to understand (even subconsciously) where their information is coming from and how to attain that information, they’ll become more efficient learners and excellent problem solvers.
Mia MacMeekin has created this great infographic on scaffolding for deeper understanding in your classroom. It is broken down into nine simple steps, using ants as an example.