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Problem Solving & Comprehension

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Edition:
7th
ISBN13:

9780415502238

ISBN10:
0415502233
Format:
Nonspecific Binding
Pub. Date:
2/12/2013
Publisher(s):
Routledge
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Summary

This popular book shows students how to increase their power to analyze problems and comprehend what they read using the Think Aloud Pair Problem Solving [TAPPS] method. First it outlines and illustrates the method that good problem solvers use in attacking complex ideas. Then it provides practice in applying it to a variety of comprehension and reasoning questions, presented in easy-to-follow steps. As students work through the book they will see a steady improvement in their analytical thinking skills and become smarter, more effective, and more confident problem solvers. Not only can using the TAPPS method assist students in achieving higher scores on tests commonly used for college and job selection, it teaches that problem solving can be fun and social, and that intelligence can be taught. Changes in the Seventh Edition: New chapter on "open-ended" problem solving that includes inductive and deductive reasoning; extended recommendations to teachers, parents, and tutors about how to use TAPPS instructionally; Companion Website with additional problems; additional readings/documents; links to relevant resources; audio examples of people using TAPPS, and more.


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