Brainstorming for Problem Solving Protocol Problem-Solving Brainstorming Protocol 1. 5 minutes to brainstorm real-world problems that connect to students: (can use Turbo Meeting protocol). Select one of the problems to explore further as a class, or have different group select one problem each. 2. 5 minutes to analyze the problem 3. 5 minutes to brainstorm possible solutions 4. 2 minutes to prioritize solutions 5. 5 minutes to think through two or three of the solutions and choose which solution will be implemented 6. 1 minute to identify a date meet again and report on impact of putting the solution(s) into practice (assuming no additional research is needed) OR 7. 1 minute to identify who will research further the problem and/or the proposed solutions At a later time: 1. 4 minutes to report back on research, data, new information, and/or new insights 2. Repeat cycle above Convening Conversations, Inc.