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Author Beghetto, Ronald A., 1969- author.
Title What if? : building students' problem-solving skills through complex challenges / Ronald A. Beghetto.
Pub Info Alexandria, VA : ASCD, [2018]
book jacket
 Truro-Childrens Coll.  PARENT 370.152 BEG     AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 150 pages ; 26 cm
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What is a challenge? -- The continuum of challenges -- The four action principles: stop-think-do-learn -- Lesson unplanning -- Introducing legacy challenges -- What is the problem? -- Problem refining -- Why does the problem matter? -- What are we going to do about the problem? -- Documenting academic leaning in legacy challenges -- What lasting contribution will we make?.
Summary The best way to unleash students' problem solving and creativity is to incorporate complex challenges that teach students to respond productively to uncertainty. With planning forms and detailed sample activities, this practical guide will enable teachers at every grade level to design a full range of challenges in any subject area.
Subject Critical thinking -- Study and teaching.
Problem solving -- Study and teaching.
Related To Online version: Beghetto, Ronald A., 1969- What if? Alexandria, VA : ASCD, 2018 9781416626428 (DLC) 2018019903
ISBN 9781416626411