ERIC Number: EJ413991
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Introduce Children to Problem Solving and Decision Making by Using Children's Literature.
Riecken, Ted J.; Miller, Michelle R.
Social Studies, v81 n2 p59-64 Mar-Apr 1990
Critiques current models of problem solving for children, maintaining that there is a chasm between the experiences of real-life problem solving and the idealized frameworks that are presented to children. Suggests the use of children's literature as a means to teaching problem solving. Includes suggested readings, and a list of questions for teachers. (RW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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