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ERIC Number: ED362406
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 246
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-56602-052-2ISBN-1-56602-053-0
Cognetics: Thinking Skills Activities in Inventions/Technology and Science. Teacher's Manual and Student Manual.
Burr, Judith E.; And Others
Cognetics provides an exciting cooperative learning experience for students that develops both thinking skills and content knowledge. In Cognetics, teams of students in grades 3 to 12 create solutions to problems. This set contains a student manual and a teacher's manual. The teacher's manual explains the concept of cognetics and then provides advice on training students in the following: (1) Problem-Solving Steps; (2) Brainstorming; (3) Solution Inhibitors; (4) Developing Questions; and (5) Practice Activities. Both manuals contain student activities in the following areas: (1) Inventions/Technology problems; and (2) Science Problems. The appendix includes sample challenge questions. (PR)
RBS Publications, Research for Better Schools, 444 North Third St., Philadelphia, PA 19123 ($89.95 per set of one teacher's manual and 10 student workbooks; add 10% for shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners; Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A