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ERIC Number: ED530862
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Feb
Pages: 170
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-6070-9634-4
Demystify Math, Science, and Technology: Creativity, Innovation, and Problem-Solving
Adams, Dennis; Hamm, Mary
Rowman & Littlefield Education
Technology is viewed as a powerful force both in and out of school and has long been linked with math and science. Although concepts and activities of this book apply to any grade, the primary focus is on the elementary and middle school levels. This book provides principles and practical strategies for promoting creative and innovative work in math, science, and technology. The authors pay close attention to the social nature of learning and how collaboration can spark student interest in open-ended problem-solving. Shining a light on mathematic, scientific, and technological processes gives everyone more control over what is going on around them and increases understanding of how things work. The following chapters are contained in this book: (1) Creativity, Innovation, and Differentiation: Problem-Solving and Inquiry in Math, Science, and Technology; (2) Creative and Innovative Thinking: Differentiated Inquiry, Open-Ended Problem-Solving, and Innovation; (3) Problem-Solving in Mathematics: Creativity and Innovation in a New Age of Numbers; (4) Science Inquiry: Thinking, Differentiation, and Preparing for the Future; (5) Technology and Education: Creativity, Innovation, and Preparing for the Future.
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Middle Schools
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Language: English
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