ERIC Number: ED135889
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Children How to Think; Synthesis, Interpretation and Evaluation of Research and Development on Creative Problem Solving.
Feldhusen, John F.; And Others
The purpose of this book is to help teachers learn about promising materials, methods and techniques for teaching creative thinking and problem solving in their classrooms. Information about teaching methods or techniques which can be readily adapted by the teacher to fit any grade level and subject area are presented. Specific directions on how to get a project started in the classroom are given. Also presented are guidelines for developing learning modules or packages for teaching creative thinking and problem solving. In the book there are also outlined and described the procedures for organizing a workshop on creativity and problem solving. The workshop plan proposed is based on use of this book as a resource tool. The book also offers a variety of research and development abstracts of publications related to creative thinking and problem solving. The appendix contains the descriptions of published teaching material for specific grade levels and subject areas. (Author/AM)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Purdue Univ., Lafayette, IN.
Note: For the teachers edition of this document see UD016723