Demystify Math, Science, and Technology: Creativity, Innovation, and Problem-Solving

Author:   Dennis Adams ,  Mary Hamm
Publisher:   Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN:  

9781607096351


Pages:   170
Publication Date:   15 February 2010
Format:   Paperback
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Technology is viewed as a powerful force both in and out of school and has long been linked with math and science. Although concepts and activities of this book apply to any grade, the primary focus is on the elementary and middle school levels. This book provides principles and practical strategies for promoting creative and innovative work in math, science, and technology. The authors pay close attention to the social nature of learning and how collaboration can spark student interest in open-ended problem-solving. Shining a light on mathematic, scientific, and technological processes gives everyone more control over what is going on around them and increases understanding of how things work.

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Author:   Dennis Adams ,  Mary Hamm
Publisher:   Rowman & Littlefield
Imprint:   Rowman & Littlefield Education
Dimensions:   Width: 15.50cm , Height: 1.00cm , Length: 23.20cm
Weight:   0.268kg
ISBN:  

9781607096351


ISBN 10:   1607096358
Pages:   170
Publication Date:   15 February 2010
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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This book has many imaginative and easy-to-implement suggestions for educators who want to promote creativity, innovation, and problem-solving in the classroom. Concerns, processes, and activities are presented in a way that informs teachers and gives them the tools to generate student enthusiasm in math, science, and technology. The authors have done a masterful job of connecting fresh ideas, practical applications, and twenty-first century skills.--Rebecca Angeles


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Dennis Adams is a Canadian educational consultant who has taught classes at McGill University in Montreal. He is author of more than twelve books and a hundred journal articles on various educational topics. Mary Hamm is professor of science and mathematics at San Francisco State University. She has worked on both science and mathematics standards projects and has published more than ten books and eighty journal articles.

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