Citations with the tag: PROBLEM solving in children
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- The Relationship Between Anxiety and Problem-Solving Skills in Children With and Without Learning Disabilities.
Fisher, Barbara L.; Allen, Rhiannon // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Jul96, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p439
Compares the effects of low, medium and high pretest anxiety levels on the social and nonsocial performance of 45 boys with learning disabilities (LD) and 45 boys with no learning disabilities (NLD). Role of anxiety in the social life of children with LD; Instruments used in assessing social...
- Problem Solving Through Outdoor Play.
Rivkin, Mary S. // Early Childhood Today; Apr2001, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p36
Discusses strategies for teaching problem solving through outdoor play in children. Opportunities for developing problem solving skills; Ways of challenging children to develop problem solving skills; Use of children's interests as springboards for problem solving. INSETS: Outdoors Rain or...
- What Children Learn Through Outdoor Play.
Strickland, Eric // Early Childhood Today; Apr2001, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p44
Explores opportunities for teaching problem solving in children through outdoor play. Choice of play materials; Play spaces; Ways of helping children resolve conflict.
- STICKY SITUATION.
Strickland, Eric // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6; 3/1/2010, Vol. 78 Issue 17, p7
The article presents a question on how girls should deal or cope with teasing at school.
- ROBBIE'S CITIZENSHIP.
Strickland, Eric // Weekly Reader News - Edition 3; 5/2/2003, Vol. 72 Issue 25, p3
Presents a problem-solving situation for children.
- What might have happened?
Strickland, Eric // Highlights for Children; Oct99, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p26
Presents situational problems for children to solve.
- STICKY SITUATION.
Strickland, Eric // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6; 1/4/2010, Vol. 78 Issue 11, p7
No abstract available.
- New Windows Into a Child's Mind.
Lawton, Millicent // Education Week; 10/01/98, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p59
Presents information on interactive multimedia exercises (IMMEX), a computer system which teachers in the United States use to assess problem solving methods used by their students. Development of IMMEX at the University of California, Los Angeles medical school; Original use of IMMEX;...
- Protection and social context: Understanding a child's problem behavior.
Peeks, Barbara // Elementary School Guidance & Counseling; Apr92, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p295
Describes strategies in understanding a child's problem behavior in the United States. Approaches; Concept of protection as the motivation for behavior; Solving disagreements; Social situations and its effects on a child's behavior.
- Caught in the middle.
Williams, Jerry // U+S+ Kids; Mar97, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p38
Presents advises of kids about Katie who is caught between fighting friends. Advice of Audrey; Zane; Christin; Sarah and Brock.
- Learning Set Acquisition: Problem Solving Strategies Employed by Reading Disabled and Normal Children.
McLeskey, James // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Dec80, Vol. 13 Issue 10
Investigates the problem solving strategies employed by reading disabled and normal children. Problems in generalization of reading disabled children; Different kinds of errors made by reading disabled and normal children; Rigid adherence of reading disabled children to a few simple patterns of...
- Sticky SITUATION.
McLeskey, James // Scholastic News -- Senior Edition; 4/5/2004, Vol. 72 Issue 20, p7
Presents a problem-solving activity for children.
- Managing hands-on inquiry.
Rossman, Alan D. // Science & Children; Sep1993, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p35
Focuses on hands-on inquiry-based teaching methods. Emphasis on student investigation and problem solving; Cultivation of positive attitudes toward science and learning in general; Reluctance of teachers; Shift of teacher's role from presenter to guide; Need for different approach to classroom...
- IQ-related differences in time allocation during problem solving.
Shore, Bruce M.; Lazar, Lisa // Psychological Reports; Jun96, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p848
Assesses the difference in the speed by which children with high intelligence and less able children performed a pattern-recognition task. Hypothesis that children with high intelligence quotients gain their overall speed advantage on the execution of the solution rather than the exploration of...
- Children's solution strategies and mental rotation problems: The differential salience of...
Rosser, Rosemary A. // Child Study Journal; 1994, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p153
Studies children's solution strategies and mental rotation problems. Reorientation of visual stimulus; Increase in response time in adults; Isomorphism between the mental and physical process; Sensitivity to component of stimuli; Transformation strategy; Sequential reorientation of stimulus...
- PROBLEM & SOLUTION.
Rosser, Rosemary A. // Scholastic Action (Teacher's Edition); 3/25/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p5
Presents an activity for children about understanding problem and solution.
- Fostering Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills in Young Children.
Shillady, Amy // YC: Young Children; Sep2011, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p12
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics, including the brains of preschoolers, critical dialogue, and critical thinking and problem solving in children.
- YOU DECIDE!
Shillady, Amy // Weekly Reader News - Edition 3; 3/12/2010, Vol. 79 Issue 19, p2
A quiz concerning situational problems is presented.
- DO THE MATH.
Shillady, Amy // Scholastic Math; 9/17/2012, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p3
A mathematical problem solving activity for children is presented.
- Halle Dinkle.
Batiuk, Tom // Teaching Music; Feb2007, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p19
A cartoon to teach children about finding solution to a problem is presented.
- STICKY SITUATION.
Batiuk, Tom // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6; 11/16/2009, Vol. 78 Issue 8, p7
The article presents a question on how children should deal with a situation wherein one needs to choose players in a team.
- 'Broken' toy shows infants' rationality.
Batiuk, Tom // New Scientist; 7/2/2011, Vol. 211 Issue 2819, p17
The article reports on research which found that 16-month-old infants were capable of reasoning about how to solve a problem involving a broken toy.
- Consultation and the Introduction of Social Problem-Solving Groups in Schools.
Alpert, Judith L.; Rosenfield, Sylvia // Personnel & Guidance Journal; Sep81, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p37
Social problem-solving programs for withdrawn and hyperactive children within a school context were developed and implemented in a day care center, a Montessori nursery school, a Catholic elementary school, and a Catholic high school. This article describes the program implementation for each of...
- Increasing the Problem-Solving Skills of Students with Developmental Disabilities Participating in General Education.
Agran, Martin; Blanchard, Caryl; Wehmeyer, Michael; Hughes, Carolyn // Remedial & Special Education; Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p279
Focuses on the improvement of mathematics problem-solving skill in students with learning disabilities. Importance of self-determination; Performance level of the students; Evaluation on the behavior of the students.
- Sticky SITUATION.
Agran, Martin; Blanchard, Caryl; Wehmeyer, Michael; Hughes, Carolyn // Scholastic News -- Senior Edition; 12/8/2003, Vol. 72 Issue 11, p7
Presents a problem-solving activity for children.
- How did you know the answer was boxcar?
Walton, Sherry; Taylor, Kathe // Educational Leadership; Dec96/Jan97, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p38
Discusses the use of standardized, multiple-choice tests to help children develop new problem-solving strategies and approaches to learning. Equity issue on the use of multiple-choice test formats; Linkage of teaching for authentic student performance with test-taking; Engagement of students in...
- anything (that) goes.
A. S. // Baby Talk; Feb2012, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p24
The article discusses how babies can be made to observe cause and effect, build confidence and a sense of control, and start problem-solving, by making them take a much more active role in the events of their days, and testing their ability to influence the environment around them.
- The 'Insolvable Problem' as a Determinant in the Dynamics of Suicidal Behavior in Children.
Orbach, Israel // American Journal of Psychotherapy; Oct1986, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p511
Attempts to define characteristics of the 'insolvable problem' in the dynamics of suicidal children. Possible relation between the insolvable problem and various determinants involved in suicidal behavior; Set of circumstances that is beyond child's ability to resolve; Limitation of alternatives.
- DEVELOPING A PROBLEM-SOLVING PROGRAM IN AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SETTING.
Alvarez, Josefina; Cotler, Sheldon; Jason, Leonard A. // Education; Spring84, Vol. 104 Issue 3, p281
This study examined the effects of a short-term, social problem solving training program on latency-aged children. The intervention, which consisted of four units, was taught over a ten week period to one-half of a fourth grade class at an inner city parochial school (the other half of the class...
- creativity boosters for kids.
Taylor, Marygrace // Kiwi; Jun/Jul2011, p26
The article suggests ways on how children can enhance their creativity and problem-solving skills by exploring new cultures.
- PRACTICE EFFECTS ON VISUOMOTOR AND PROBLEM SOLVING TESTS BY CHILDREN.
Ahonniska, Jaana; Ahonen, Timo; Aro, Tuija; Tolvanen, Asko; Lyytinen, Heikki // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Apr2001, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p479
Examines the practice effects on visuomotor and problem-solving tests by children. Larger practice effects for older age group on all visuomotor and problem-solving tests; Test stability.
- Literature-based problem solving in kindergarden.
Outhred, Lynne; Sardelich, Sarah // Primary Educator; 1997, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p10
Proposes a literature-based approach to helping children develop their problem-solving skills in mathematics. Role played by concrete materials in modelling problem solutions; Factors that contribute to the success of adopting problem solving in teaching; Reflection of students' problem-solving...
- Parent autonomy-enhancement and development of self-efficacy.
Erford, Bradley T. // Psychological Reports; Dec95 Part 2, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p1347
Examines perceptions of parents' autonomy-enhancing behaviors and their children's self-efficacy for problem-solving. Study of 386 college students who responded to the Problem-solving Self-efficacy Scale; Differences in perceptions of fathers and mothers.
- How Children Problem Solve.
Erford, Bradley T. // Scholastic Parent & Child; Apr/May2001, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p65
Presents a list on the problem solving abilities of children from zero to six years old. Creation of unexpected uses of toys and materials; Application of language in problem-solving processes; Curiosity and exploration of things.
- Peter Rabbit's Carrot Muffins.
Edelman, Julie // Scholastic Parent & Child; Apr/May2001, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p84
Presents a carrot muffin cooking activity for the development of problem solving ability in children. Inclusion of materials and ingredients needed for the recipe; Procedure in cooking; Creation of Peter, Mopsy and Flopsy Cottontail faces using marshmallows.
- IN THE LAND OF MAKE-BELIEVE.
Brock, Kenneth // Mothering; May/Jun2002, Issue 112, p42
Focuses on the importance of role playing in children. Ability of child to solve problems; Enhancement of communication skills; Use of imaginations in role enactment.
Brockenbrough, Martha // Parenting; Dec2005/Jan2006, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p114
The article gives advice to mothers on how to teach the value of sharing in children. Mothers can use happy words and gestures to describe sharing so a toddler thinks something fun is happening. When negotiating a tug-of-war between a child and his playmate, encourage them to be as specific as...
- STICKY SITUATION.
Brockenbrough, Martha // Scholastic News -- Edition 4; 10/8/2012, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p7
The article presents a problem solving activity for children about the proper approach to dealing with a soda spill incident at a friend's house.
- Game On.
Brockenbrough, Martha // Weekly Reader News - Edition 3; 3/30/2012, Vol. 81 Issue 21, p2
The article reports on the activity by students at Agnor-Hurt Elementary School in Charlottesville, Virginia which aimed to save endangered animals and clean up oil spills by playing the World Peace Game.
- Which Book Is It?
Brockenbrough, Martha // Early Childhood Today; Oct2001, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p54
Provides information on problem-solving activity for children in the U.S. Importance of the listening and observation skills; Materials used; Instructions for the memory skill activity.
- THE MARBLE MAZE PROJECT.
Willingham, Shirley // Techniques: Connecting Education & Careers; Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 75 Issue 8, p34
Describes the use of the method called design technology used to guide elementary students in problem-solving lessons such as the marble maze. Case of Raymond Academy for Engineering, a K-4 magnet school located in the suburb of Houston, Texas; School's use of the KidTracs TechnoPlaza Lab from...
- Using the Tools.
DAY, C. WILLIAM // American School & University; Oct2010, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p49
In this article the author discusses the effectiveness of technology in students learning in the U.S..He mentions that students should apply their skills and knowledge in making decisions, solving problems and reviewing information. He states that the involvement of student is necessary to...
- EARLY RELATIONSHIPS AMONG SELF-REGULATORY CONSTRUCTS: THEORY OF MIND AND PRESCHOOL CHILDREN'S PROBLEM SOLVING.
Sperling, Rayne A.; Walls, Richard T.; Hill, Lee Ann // Child Study Journal; 2000, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p233
Presents a study on the relationships among self-regulatory constructs of preschool children. Age-related differences among the theory of mind tasks, problem solving ability, metacognitive regulation and strategy use; Correlation between strategy use and metacognitive regulation;...
- The Effects of Cognitive and Metacognitive Strategy Instruction on the Mathematical Problem Solving of Middle School Students with Learning Disabilities.
Montague, Marjorie // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Apr92, Vol. 25 Issue 4
Investigates the effects of cognitive and metacognitive strategy instruction on the mathematical problem solving of six middle school students with learning disabilities. Conditions of the multiple baseline, across-subjects design; Componential analysis of the content and sequence of...
- MODIFICATION OF IMPLUSIVITY: IMPLICATIONS FOR IMPROVED EFFICIENCY IN LEARNING FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN.
Digate, Gail; Epstein, Michael H.; Cullinan, Douglas; Switzky, Harvey N. // Journal of Special Education; Winter78, Vol. 12 Issue 4
Discusses the association of impulsive cognitive tempo with poor performance on skills related to academic proficiency and with inattention and other undesired pupil behavior patterns. Dimension of cognitive tempo or reflection-impulsivity; Differentiation between children who use impulsive and...
- FROM THE Editor.
Ohanesian, Diane C. // Early Childhood Today; Apr2001, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p2
Introduces various articles on early childhood education. Outdoor plays to build problem-solving skills in children; Teacher tips for indoor activities.
- Lifting and Pulling.
Ohanesian, Diane C. // Early Childhood Today; Apr2001, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p62
Presents an early education activity program for developing problem solving skills. Objectives; Materials; Curriculum connection.
- Putting Things Together.
Ohanesian, Diane C. // Early Childhood Today; Apr2001, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p64
Presents an early education activity program aimed at developing problem solving skills. Objectives; Materials; Curriculum connection.
- A decade of research on word problem solving in Leuven: Theoretical, methodological, and...
Verschaffel, Lieven; De Corte, Erik // Educational Psychology Review; Sep93, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p239
Provides an overview of a research program on elementary addition and subtraction word problem solving. Influence of semantic structure on children's performance; Origin of children's errors; Children's solution strategies; Effect of additional task characteristics; Instructional variables;...
- Language use and problem-solving in primary history.
Hoodless, Patricia // Teaching History; Jun94, Issue 76, p19
Investigates the link between language skills and problem-solving in primary history. Aspects of language competence which tend to improve children's ability to cope with problem solving tasks in history; Participant recording as a technique for teacher research; Questioning for different...