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Creative thinking and problem solving for young learners

by Karen S. Meador

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Published by Teacher Ideas Press in Englewood, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Study and teaching (Elementary)
    • Subjects:
    • Creative thinking -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States.,
    • Problem solving -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States.,
    • Children"s literature -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-146) and indexes.

      StatementKaren S. Meador ; illustrated by Christopher Herren.
      SeriesGifted treasury series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB1590.5 .M43 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 155 p. :
      Number of Pages155
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL686707M
      ISBN 101563085291
      LC Control Number97033633
      OCLC/WorldCa37398046

      The purpose of this chapter is to describe what we mean by “creative approaches to prob - lem solving.” As a result of reading this chapter, you will be able to do the following: 1. Describe the four basic elements of the system for understanding creativity. 2. Explain what the terms creativity, problem solving, and creative problem solving. Applying thinking skills The same is true of cognitive skills. So-called higher-order thinking skills – such as problem-solving – are not completely different skills from the lower-order ones, but are merely a combination of those basic skills used in a specific way. When we try to solve a problem, we first of allFile Size: 1MB.

      The Destination ImagiNation flagship program is a process-based program that helps young people build lifelong skills in creative and critical thinking, teamwork, time management, and problem solving. Up to seven participants work together as a team for 8–12 weeks to create their solution to a team challenge, which can have a theatrical. Creative thinking, therefore, is the ability to think differently: to see a problem or issue from a new angle or perspective. This often allows you find a new solution, or even to see that the problem does not necessarily need a solution. The need for creative thinking arises because our brains naturally tend to fall into certain ‘short cuts’.

        Towards Developing Critical Thinking Skills in Young Learners memory and problem-solving skills on their own. This is an example from Herbert Puchta and Marion William's book 'Teaching Young Learners to Think'. It focuses on the 'exploring . CPS for Kids. This book will teach your students an exciting and powerful problem solving method from start to finish (includes 30 reproducible classroom activities). Students will learn to work together and individually to find appropriate and unique solutions to real-world problems by using this tested method.


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