Lollipop Logic Book 2

Lollipop Logic Book 2 Author Bonnie Risby
ISBN-10 1593637136
Release 2011-05-01
Pages 69
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Designed to present critical thinking skills to young students who may not have mastered reading skills. Seven different thinking skills--relationships, analogies, sequences, deduction, inference, pattern decoding, and critical analysis--are presented in a format designed to appeal to the prereader.



Logic Safari

Logic Safari Author Bonnie Risby
ISBN-10 1593630891
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 32
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Puzzles designed to strengthen students' logical deductive thinking skills.



Math Puzzles and Patterns for Kids

Math Puzzles and Patterns for Kids Author Kristy Fulton
ISBN-10 9781593632182
Release 2007-04-01
Pages 56
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Move beyond the norm in your math classroom and challenge students to think critically with Math Puzzles and Patterns for Kids. Exploring the hottest concept in puzzle solving-math logic puzzles-Math Puzzles and Patterns for Kids teaches students how to use reasoning to solve some of math's biggest conundrums. Grades 4–6



Math Analogies Beginning

Math Analogies Beginning Author Linda Brumbaugh
ISBN-10 1601441967
Release 2011-12-19
Pages 48
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Math Analogies Beginning has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Math Analogies Beginning also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Math Analogies Beginning book for free.



Analogies for Beginners

Analogies for Beginners Author Dianne Draze
ISBN-10 1593630468
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 32
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An analogy is a comparison that points out the similarities between things that are different in all other respects. Teaching students how to solve analogies not only develops their logical thinking, but also builds visual awareness and verbal proficiency. The seven different types of visual analogies and 14 different verbal analogies in Analogies for Beginners are perfect for beginning lessons in logical reasoning, flexible thinking, and vocabulary. Each page gives students an example of the type of analogy that is being introduced and then provides 7 (visual) or 10 (verbal) problems for them to solve. This combination of verbal and visual formats is an ideal way to introduce logical thinking in primary grades. Whether you have time for one analogy a day, or a worksheet a week, students will benefit in many ways when analogies are part of your curriculum. The use of visual analogies is beneficial for developing visual analysis even for older students, but especially useful for nonreaders and students with developing English skills. The verbal analogies provide students with exercises that require them to use word comprehension and also to examine various characteristics, uses, and relationships.



Primarily Problem Solving

Primarily Problem Solving Author Dianne Draze
ISBN-10 1593631251
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 80
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Creative Problem Solving (CPS) is a process that allows people to apply both creative and critical thinking to find solutions to everyday problems. It is a way to enhance creative behavior and also a systematic way to organize information and ideas in order to solve problems. The overall goal of CPS training is to improve creative behavior and problem-solving behavior. The skills involved are: ability to select relevant information ability to summarize information ability to analyze social situations, ability to think creatively to generate possible solutions, ability to evaluate options based on given criteria, ability to plan activities to accomplish a goal, and the ability to make inferences. Primarily Problem Solving allows you to give your younger students a head start on problem solving. This book presents creative problem solving in a step-by-step manner young children can understand and enjoy. Use the CPS process to solve the problems of the Three Little Pigs, Rapunzel, and the Frog Prince, as well as more common family problems. Each problem includes illustrated worksheets to take students through each step of the problem-solving process. Teaching notes give instructors additional ideas for using creative problem-solving techniques in the classroom. Fun problems and step-by-step guides will take students successfully from the fuzzy beginning to an effective end. The end result is confidence in being able to think through a solution, rather than just latching on to the most obvious solution. Use these exercises as a part of your thinking skills class or creativity training, as supplementary reading assignments, or as a technique to solve conflicts in the classroom.



Primarily bears

Primarily bears Author Arthur J. Wiebe
ISBN-10 PSU:000043942459
Release 1987-06
Pages 180
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Primarily bears has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Primarily bears also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Primarily bears book for free.



Can You Find Me

Can You Find Me Author Michael Baker
ISBN-10 0894557939
Release 2005
Pages 106
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Riddles that develop thinking skills.



Hello Ruby Adventures in Coding

Hello Ruby  Adventures in Coding Author Linda Liukas
ISBN-10 9781250099501
Release 2015-10-06
Pages 112
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"Hello Ruby is half picture book and half activity book rolled into one adorable package. It introduces programming without requiring a computer at all. The point of the book isn’t to teach you a programming language, but programming concepts." --GeekMom.com Meet Ruby—a small girl with a huge imagination, and the determination to solve any puzzle. As Ruby stomps around her world making new friends, including the Wise Snow Leopard, the Friendly Foxes, and the Messy Robots, kids will be introduced to the fundamentals of computational thinking, like how to break big problems into small ones, create step-by-step plans, look for patterns and think outside the box through storytelling. Then, these basic concepts at the core of coding and programming will be reinforced through fun playful exercises and activities that encourage exploration and creativity. In Ruby's world anything is possible if you put your mind to it.



Logic Liftoff

Logic Liftoff Author Bonnie Risby
ISBN-10 1593630883
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 64
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This classic book will excite students' imaginations while enriching skills in logical thinking. Logic Liftoff problems are easy to incorporate into lesson plans and are formatted to enhance the fullest spectrum of curriculum areas while sharpening thinking skills. Challenging and instructional, these thought-provoking books present sequential exercises in logical reasoning that include relationships, analogies, syllogisms, sequences, deductive reasoning, inference, truth-values, and logical notation. Simple grids coupled with intriguing problems evoke enthusiasm and inspire students to higher and higher levels of thinking. Each book in this series builds on concepts presented previously in the series to offer a comprehensive logic adventure for young thinkers. The skills students build by using this book are applicable to several areas of the curriculum. Academic skills used in reading, math, writing, and science all depend on the ability to perceive and define relationships, sequence events, and form inferences. But, beyond the academic world, students will find logical thinking an integral part of everyday life. This is the second in a three-book series designed to sharpen children's logical thinking skills. Once students have mastered Logic Countdown they are ready to meet new challenges in Logic Liftoff and Orbiting with Logic.



Writing Like Writers

Writing Like Writers Author Kay Johnson
ISBN-10 9781593630003
Release 2004-01-01
Pages 304
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Build a classroom of excited, talented young writers. This wonderful teaching resource offers a complete approach to creating a classroom of enthusiastic, skillful student writers. The authors provide a comprehensive approach to teaching writing in the classroom. This book offers the strategies teachers need to teach writing skills that meet national standards and produce excellent results from children. Topics addressed in this guidebook include: creating the writing classroom, teaching the writing process, teaching effective writing strategies, teaching elements of story structure, teaching the advanced craft of writing, and using a writers' workshop to teach good writing. Writing is a great differentiator. During the writers' workshop, each student is engaged in meaningful ways. Pulling together more than three decades of practical experience and research on the best strategies for teaching writing, Writing Like Writers offers a friendly, easy-to-use guide for any teacher seeking to build a classroom of successful writers.



Math Puzzles Games

Math Puzzles   Games Author Martha Cheney
ISBN-10 1565655001
Release 1996
Pages 63
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Gift & Talented "RM" Workbooks develop children's natural talents and gifts with curricular activities that enhance critical and creative thinking skills.



Attribute Block Thinking Activities Sequences

Attribute Block   Thinking Activities   Sequences Author Dianne Draze
ISBN-10 1593630530
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 32
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Attribute Blocks are manipulatives that have four different attributes: shape (circle, hexagon, square, and triangle); color (red, blue, and yellow); size (big and small); and thickness (thick and thin). The activities in this book give young students practice with sequences or following a pattern using the objects and attributes that are given. These easy-to-use cards are the perfect introduction to logical thinking for young learners. Students use attribute blocks to complete the patterns on the 32 full-color task cards, determining which block has the correct attributes to complete the sequence. Each set progresses from easy to more difficult. The cards build a student's ability to analyze characteristics of the blocks, identify a pattern, and extend the pattern. These are perfect for learning centers and nonreaders. Use attribute blocks in your math class or as a part of your thinking skills program. If you are looking for a motivating, hands-on way to introduce your younger students to logical thinking, this book and its counterpart, Attribute Block - Analogies: Thinking Activitiesare just what you need. Simply put out the cards and a set of attribute blocks and let the thinking begin!



Creative Problem Solving

Creative Problem Solving Author Donald J. Treffinger
ISBN-10 9781593631871
Release 2005-11-01
Pages 91
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"This definitive guide shows you how to find successful solutions to important challenges. Creative Problem Solving (CPS) can help you to approach problems and deal with change in a deliberate and constructive way, and consequently build your confidence and success in working with complex issues." - back cover.



Primarily Creativity

Primarily Creativity Author Judy Leimbach
ISBN-10 1593630360
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 68
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An emphasis on creative thinking skills in the classroom necessitates providing students with open-ended assignments and encouragement as they search for new answers. Unlike typical textbook questions that have a given right answer, creative questioning and thinking assumes that there may not be one right answer, but many possibilities. Primarily Creativitybubbles over with ideas to spark creative talent in young students. Get creative juices flowing with lessons in eight areas of creativity including: curiosity, fluency, originality, imagination, awareness, flexibility, elaboration, and perseverance. Each section includes an explanation on the skill, questions that foster this type of thinking, a list of tasks, and several attractive, reproducible worksheets. This comprehensive text provides an enjoyable, balanced introduction to creative thinking.



The Gifted Talented Question Answer Book for Ages 4 6

The Gifted   Talented Question   Answer Book for Ages 4 6 Author Susan Amerikaner
ISBN-10 1565653491
Release 1995
Pages 59
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A collection of open-ended questions and their answers helps parents and caregivers teach children thinking skills such as deduction and problem solving



Gifted and Talented Math

Gifted and Talented Math Author Vicky Shiotsu
ISBN-10 1577689410
Release 2002-09-01
Pages 64
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With a special curriculum to challenge gifted children, this series of carefully-developed workbooks helps children develop higher reasoning skills. With challenging exercises, instruction, and activities, this workbook enhances first graders' analytical thinking, problem-solving, and creative thinking skills. Consumable. (Available now)