ERIC Number: ED301459
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Problem Solving: A Handbook for Elementary School Teachers.
Krulik, Stephen; Rudnick, Jesse A.
This book combines suggestions for the teaching of problem solving with activities and carefully discussed non-routine problems which students should find interesting as they gain valuable experience in problem solving. The over 300 activities and problems have been gleaned from a variety of sources and have been classroom tested by practicing teachers. Topics included are an explanation of problem solving and heuristics, the pedagogy of problem solving, strategy games, and non-routine problems. An extensive number of problems and strategy game boards are given. A 50-item bibliography of problem solving resources is included. (Author/MVL)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Curriculum Development, Decision Making, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Expert Systems, Heuristics, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Learning Strategies, Logical Thinking, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics Materials, Mathematics Skills, Problem Sets, Problem Solving
Allyn & Bacon/Logwood Division, 160 Gould Street, Needham Heights, MA 02194-2310 ($35.95, 20% off 10 or more).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
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