ERIC Number: ED406291
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
CPS for Kids: A Resource Book for Teaching Creative Problem-Solving to Children.
Eberle, Bob; Stanish, Bob
This book, designed for grades 2-8, teaches students the creative problem-solving (CPS) method. Each step in the process is outlined in detail and is illustrated with 30 reproducible classroom activities. The levels of the problem-solving approach addressed in the book include: (1) "Sensing Problems and Challenges"; (2) "Fact Finding"; (3) "Problem Finding"; (4) "Idea Finding"; (5) "Solution Finding"; and (6) "Acceptance Finding." A description and overview of each level precede student activity sheets and acquaint the teacher with the particular processes involved. Contains 43 references. (EH)
Descriptors: Brainstorming, Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Conflict Resolution, Critical Thinking, Decision Making, Divergent Thinking, Elementary Secondary Education, Problem Solving, Thinking Skills
Prufrock Press, 100 North 6th Street, Suite 400, Waco, TX 76701-2032; phone: 800-998-2208.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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