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Understanding and Enriching Problem Solving in Primary Mathematics [electronic resource]. by Barmby, Patrick.; Bolden, David.; Thompson, Lynn.;
Cover; Half-title; Title page; Copyright information; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; Meet the authors; 1 Introduction; Introduction; Why now?; A short 30-year history of problem solving in the UK; The Cockroft report; The national curriculum; The present day; Primary teachers' experiences with problem solving; How this book is organised; Taking it further; 2 What is problem solving?; Introduction; What is a 'problem'?; When is a problem not a problem?; Types of problems; Word problems; Finding all possibilities; Logic puzzles; Finding rules and describing patternsDiagrams/visual problemsThe problem-solving process; Problem solving in the primary classroom: examples from practice; Monitoring problem solving in schools; Difficulties with problem solving - more than 'the problem'; Supporting children with difficulties in problem solving; Incorporating problem solving in the classroom; Broader links to using and applying; Taking it further; 3 Representing problems; Introduction; Understanding the problem; Gestalt view of problem solving; The idea of representations; How do representations help?; The process of representing problemsExamples - isomorphic problemsThe role of prior knowledge; The benefits of prior knowledge; The drawbacks of prior knowledge; Language as a representation; Specialised use of language in mathematics; Children with English as an additional language; Supporting children with language; The role of discussion; Representing the problem - the classroom perspective; Taking it further; 4 Reasoning with problems; Introduction; What do we mean by thinking or reasoning mathematically?; What makes thinking mathematical?; Perspectives on mathematical thinking; Thinking about our thinkingMetacognition and self-regulationDeveloping metacognition; Reasoning with problems: the classroom perspective; Taking it further; 5 Creativity and problem solving; Introduction; What then is creativity?; Creativity and problem solving; Problem posing as creativity; Problem posing by children; Problem posing by the teacher; Posing completely new problems; Creativity as an indicator of mathematical ability; Creativity and understanding; Fostering creativity in the mathematics classroom; Fluency, flexibility and originality; Developing creative thinking; Developing metacognition and reflectionTaking it further6 Assessing problem solving; Introduction; The difficulty of assessing problem solving; Assessing the problem-solving process; Using the SOLO taxonomy; Assessing creativity; Assessing metacognition; Using the processes of problem solving; Assessment of problem solving in curriculum materials; Reformulating attainment levels by processes; Further considerations from the classroom; Taking it further; 7 Open approaches to mathematics; Introduction; Investigations; The important role of problem posing in investigations; Open approaches to mathematics; Mathematical modellingExamples of mathematical modelling activities Essential reading for all those teaching or training to teach primary mathematics, tackling the knowledge and skills required to successfully teach the tricky area of problem solving.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Primary).; Number concept -- Study and teaching (Primary).; Problem solving -- Study and teaching (Primary).;
© 2014., Critical Publishing,
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Sparking Student Creativity [electronic resource] : Practical Ways to Promote Innovative Thinking and Problem Solving by Drapeau, Patti.;
Cover ; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Chapter 1. Intentional Creativity: Fostering Student Creativity from Potential to Performance; Chapter 2. Practical Creativity: Making It Work in the Classroom; Chapter 3. Creativity and the Common Core: Matching the "What" to the "How"; Chapter 4. Creativity and Imagination: Unlocking the Power of Imagination; Chapter 5. Creativity and Innovation: Cultivating Innovative Ideas and Action; Chapter 6. Creativity and Problem Solving: Working It Out CreativelyChapter 7. Creativity and Assessment: Realizing What CountsEpilogue; References; Index; About the Author; Back CoverAuthor and researcher Patti Drapeau explores and explains research related to creativity and its relevance in today's standards-based, critical thinking-focused classroom.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Creative ability in children.; Creative thinking -- Study and teaching.; Critical thinking -- Study and teaching.;
© 2014., ASCD,
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Building Reasoning and Problem-Solving Skills While Reducing Emotional Dysregulation : Developing Strategies for Working with Children with Autism. by Nathan, Janice.;
Intro -- Building Reasoning and Problem-Solving Skills in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Step by Step Guide to the Thinking In Speech® Intervention by Janice Nathan, MS, CCC-SLP and Barry Nathan, PhD -- Preface: Growing Up in a Family with Autism -- Part I: Being on the Autism Spectrum -- 1. Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders -- Part II: Autism as a Language and Executive Functioning Disorder -- 2. About the Brain: Neuroscience for Understanding Autism -- 3. Executive Functioning in Children with ASD -- 4. Impulse Control and Emotion Regulation -- 5. Implicit Learning -- 6. The Thinking in Speech Model of Reasoning and Problem-Solving -- Part III: Developing Inner Speech for Problem-Solving and Social Interactions -- 7. Setting the Stage for the Thinking in Speech Intervention -- 8. Developing Mental State and Emotions Vocabulary -- 9. Vocabulary Development for Higher-Level Use of Language for Problem-Solving -- 10. Answering Questions Logically -- 11. Mental Flexibility to Generate Multiple Solutions -- 12. Developing Theory of Mind -- 13. Teaching "Chit-Chat" -- Part IV: Literacy Development -- 14. Developing Emerging Literacy Skills -- 15. Understanding and Reading Textbooks -- 16. Note Taking, Teaching Time and Assisting with Arithmetic -- Part V: Final Thoughts -- 17. Reminders When Implementing Thinking in Speech -- References -- Subject Index -- Author Index -- Blank Page.Presenting an innovative, research-based approach to help children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) develop reasoning and problem-solving skills. The book also shows how to teach children to recognise and cope with feelings of anxiety and stress that often accompany independent problem-solving, in order to avoid emotional dysregulation.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.;
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Pathways to competence : encouraging healthy social and emotional development in young children / by Landy, Sarah(SAGE)1562767;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 552-559) and index.Introduction : starting on the pathway -- 1. Understanding early child development and temperament -- 2. Helping children develop body control and a positive body image -- 3. Developing a secure attachment -- 4. Encouraging play and imagination -- 5. Encouraging language and communication -- 6. Laying a foundation for positive self-esteem -- 7. Disciplining to encourage self-regulation, morality, and a sense of conscience -- 8. Encouraging emotion regulation -- 9. Encouraging concentration, planning, and problem-solving -- 10. Encouraging social competence, empathy, and caring behavior -- Epilogue : putting the pieces together.
Subjects: Child development; Child psychology.; Child rearing;
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Self-Regulation and Active Problem Solving : Activities to Teach Kids How to Generalize Learned Skills to Real-Live Situations. by Makofske, Briana.;
Cover -- Copyright -- About the Author -- Acknowledgments -- Table of Contents -- Part 1: Introduction -- Why I Wrote This Book -- How is This Book Different? -- Who is This Book For? -- The Specific Skills Taught -- How to Use This Book -- Encouraging Parents at Home -- Part 2: The Lesson Plans -- Friendship Mix -- Snow Globe -- Pumpkin Pudding -- Teacher Appreciation Cards -- Ornaments -- Card or Board Games -- Build a Vehicle -- Stress Ball -- Scavenger Hunt -- Build a Bridge -- Cookie Decorating -- Decorate a Door -- Peanut Butter &amp -- Jelly -- Back-to-Back Drawing -- Plan a Party -- Appendix -- Lesson Plan -- References.Inside you'll find uniquely designed activities that challenge children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, anxiety, and other neurodevelopmental disorders to apply learned skills in unpredictable situations that reflect real-life scenarios.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Subjects: Electronic books.;
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Early violence prevention : tools for teachers of young children / by Slaby, Ronald G.,1944-(SAGE)1955188;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-198)Applying what works -- Addressing the violence in real life -- Designing the physical and programmatic environment -- Selecting materials -- Structuring cooperative activities -- Responding in effective ways -- Helping children with aggressive behavior patterns -- Fostering social problem-solving skills -- Encouraging voluntary sharing -- Teaching assertiveness skills -- Enhancing perspective taking and empathy -- Providing role models -- Controlling media effects -- Getting started.
Subjects: Children and violence; Violence in children; Television and children; Nonviolence;
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Screen-Free Crafts Kids Will Love : Fun Activities That Inspire Creativity, Problem-Solving and Lifelong Learning. by Lilly, Lynn.; Craft Box Girls Team, The.;
Intro -- Contents -- Introduction -- Project Gallery -- Toys and Games -- Party Time -- Holidays -- Art Decor -- In the Kitchen -- Pets -- Acknowledgments -- Meet Our Creative Team.A COLLECTION OF EDUCATIONAL, ENTERTAINING CRAFTS THAT ARE SURE TO GET KIDS AND PARENTS TO UNPLUG AND INTERACT Does your child spend too much time in front of a screen? Help them discover the excitement of hands-on learning with Screen-Free Crafts Kids Will Love. Packed with DIY projects like a personalized race track chore tracker, a high-flying homemade 3D kite and handmade musical instruments, the activities in this book will encourage your child to explore the world beyond the screen. Screen-Free Crafts Kids Will Love features step-by-step instructions and color photos for over 60 entertaining and educational projects that are guaranteed to: * Promote lifelong learning * Stimulate creativity * Improve problem solving * Spur imaginative thinking * Encourage independent playtime And the fun doesn't end when the crafting is over. Youngsters will love making and playing with their new handmade creations on game night, at parties, during holidays and more.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Handicraft for children.;
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Overcoming Obstacles : Identifying Problems. by Morlock, Rachael.(DLC)2110480;
As children grow up, they learn to exercise greater independence in decision making and problem solving. The first step in either process is identification. Being able to name and understand a problem can illuminate possible solutions and set the problem-solving process in motion. This book provides tips and simple steps that readers can take to identify problems and overcome obstacles. Real-world examples, colorful photographs, and clear descriptions will inspire and empower young readers to become active problem solvers.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Subjects: Electronic books.;
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b by O'Meara, Jodi.(DLC)1605266;
Cover Page -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- About the Author -- Introduction -- PART I -- 1. Principles of RTI and Implications in the Classroom -- 2. Principles of DI and Implications in the Classroom -- 3. The Merging of DI and RTI -- PART II -- 4. Tier 1-Curriculum and Instruction -- 5. Tier 1-Assessment -- 6. Tier 1-The Environment -- PART III -- 7. Tier 2-Instruction and Differentiation -- 8. Tier 2-Assessment and Problem Solving -- 9. Tier 3-Instruction, Assessment, and Problem Solving -- 10. The Problem-Solving Team -- Resources -- References -- Index.An efficient way to merge differentiated instruction and RTI This hands-on guide brings together the two leading approaches to teaching students of varying abilities: Response to Instruction and Intervention (RTI) and differentiated instruction (DI). Written in a practical, "how-to" format with lesson plans and case studies, this book gives middle school teachers strategies for adapting assessments, curriculum, and instruction to student abilities. Key topics include: Differences and similarities between RTI and DI Data analysis for effective instructional decision making Strategies for applying RTI and DI to all students, including English learners and children with special needs.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; EDUCATION / Special Education / General.;
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100 Games for Children : by Quick, P S.;
Participation in physical games offers many benefits to children. Games not only help to keep children fit but motivate them to develop positive attitudes and understand rules. They learn and develop skills that will hopefully encourage them to engage in sports and other physical activities in later life. Children learn to listen to instructions, to share and co-operate, to problem solve and challenge themselves and most important of all interact with others, being valued as part of the group. This book is packed with ideas for children's games. There are 100 games in all which cover warm-ups, cool-downs, parachute and playground games. There is also a section of games that develop the skills needed for a variety of sports and team games that children will meet when they are olderAlthough in different sections many of the games are interchangeable and can be used in a variety of situations, including children's parties.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.;
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