Creative Thinking and Problem Solving for Young Learners

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CONTENTS
Foreword by E. Paul Torrancexi
Prefacexiii
Acknowledgmentsxv
Introductionxvii
1FLUENCY1
Definition and Explanation1
Role of Divergent Questions1
Importance of Fluency2
Examples of Fluency3
    Adults3
    Children3
Brainstorming3
    Ways to Brainstorm4
SCAMPER5
Summary6
Problem Solving with Miss Tizzy7
    Lesson Capsule7
    Lesson Objectives7
    Procedures7
    Closure and Final Evaluation9
    Personalizing the Lesson9
    Related Literature9
saving the Trees: a Lesson in Humanity10
    Lesson Capsule10
    Lesson Objectives11
    Procedures11
    Creative Movement or Actions12
    Original Songs12
    Closure and Evaluation12
    Personalizing the Lesson13
    Related Literature13
Additional Activity for Developing Fluency14
    Rhyme Storms14
    Additional Nursery Rhymes for Rhyme Storms16
Additional Books in Which Characters Are Fluent16
Things to Brainstorm: Spur-of-the-Moment Ideas18
    General18
    Language Arts18
    Math—Science19
    Social Studies19

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Gifted Treasury Series ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Foreword xi
  • Preface xiii
  • Acknowledgments xv
  • Introduction xvii
  • Chapter 1 - Fluency 1
  • Chapter 2 - Flexibility 20
  • Chapter 3 - Originality 38
  • Chpater 4 - Elaboration 54
  • Chapter 5 - Problem Solving 69
  • Chapter 6 - Characteristics of Creative People 92
  • Chapter 7 - Synergy 112
  • Chapter 8 - Let's Talk 126
  • Afterword 139
  • References 141
  • Author/Title Index 147
  • Subject Index 151
  • About the Author 157
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