No-Glamour Problem Solving
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Students learn the processes of effective problem solving with this research-based resource. Systematic instruction gives struggling learners a framework for problem solving and helps them generalize their learning for lifelong results.
The units and tasks within the units are arranged in increasing complexity. Specific targeted skills are:
- identifying and stating problems
- identifying causes and solutions
- predicting results of solutions
- choosing good solutions
- evaluating problem solving
- giving suggestions and advice
- solving problems
Age-appropriate problem-solving scenario(s) are presented with a short story and a picture. Students hone their skills in specific problem-solving strategies by answering multiple choice questions, evaluating solutions, explaining their answers, ranking choices, and making predictions. Learners with language and cognitive impairments learn workable, step-by-step problem-solving methods.
244 pages 8.5 x 11, softcover 2009
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