ERIC Number: EJ392771
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
PS Corner: Teaching Thinking and Ideas about Assessment.
Woods, Donald R.
Journal of College Science Teaching, v18 n5 p338-40 Mar-Apr 1989
Reviews a monograph which addresses children's higher-order thinking skills. Suggests the following for teaching problem solving: identify and develop content-independent and content-dependent problem-solving skills, connect developed skills through workshop-style activities to subject discipline, and help students identify and reconstruct their misconceptions and scientific attitudes. (RT)
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Structures, College Science, Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Language Processing, Learning Processes, Learning Strategies, Logical Thinking, Misconceptions, Problem Solving, Science Instruction, Secondary School Science
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A