ERIC Number: ED433242
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Inquiry and Problem Solving.
Thorson, Annette, Ed.
ENC Focus, v6 n2 1999
This issue of ENC Focus focuses on the topic of inquiry and problem solving. Featured articles include: (1) "Inquiry in the Everyday World of Schools" (Ronald D. Anderson); (2) "In the Cascade Reservoir Restoration Project Students Tackle Real-World Problems" (Clint Kennedy with Advanced Biology Students from Cascade High School); (3) "Project Snoop Troop Cultivates a Community of Learners" (Julia Harris); (4) "Petals Around the Rose: Building Positive Attitudes about Problem Solving" (Marie Appleby); (5) "Roll with It: An Activity Integrating Mathematics and Science" (Bill Heinmiller); (6) "Inquiring Minds Find New Challenges in Mathematics Competitions, Contests, and Events" (Terese Herrera, Leah Poynter, and Judy Spicer); (7) "Walter Wick's Tricks Engage Young Minds, and Selecting Books? NSTA Provides Guidance" (Annette Thorson); (8) "20 Ways to Foster Creativity in Your Students" (Laura C. Mohr); (9) "'Students Questioning Students' Leads to Better Learning" (Judith Engel with Mathematics Students at The Bronx High School of Science); and (10) "Classroom Resources for Inquiry and Problem Solving" (Terese Herrera and Kimberly S. Roempler). Educational news, editorials, essays, classroom stories, and columns on topics of interest to classroom innovators are also included. (WRM)
Descriptors: Creativity, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Inquiry, Instructional Materials, Integrated Activities, Internet, Mathematics Activities, Mathematics Education, Problem Solving, Science Activities, Science Education, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education, Columbus, OH.