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The P.O.W.E.R. Solving Protocol: Ways to Help Students Express Their Feelings, Find Problem Solution

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The P.O.W.E.R. Solving protocol can help students put problems into words, identify and describe their feelings, focus on appropriate solutions, and evaluate their plan of action. Problem-solving skills are scaffolded and modeled in a systematic fashion. Helpful visuals are incorporated to help teach students the abstract skills of regulating emotions and behaviors. Problem-solving is a complex, but necessary skill that needs to be part of an individual's learning path.


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