ERIC Number: ED362406
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
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)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Decision Making, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Group Activities, Problem Solving, Science Activities, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Scientific Concepts, Secondary School Science, Thinking Skills
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
Authoring Institution: Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.