Group Solutions, Too!
More Cooperative Logic Activities
for Grades K4
Written by Jan M. Goodman with Jaine
There is abundant evidence that structured cooperative logic
activities are an extraordinarily effective way to introduce
or reinforce mathematics concepts and explore thinking processes
basic to both math and science. Cooperative logic also develops
in children the invaluable social skills involved in working
with others to solve problems.
Group Solutions, Too! is a substantial new volume of
cooperative logic activities, similar to those found in the
extremely popular GEMS guide Group
Solutions. While using the same cooperative format as
the original Group Solutions,
with groups of four students working together to solve a challenge
for which each student has a needed clue, Group Solutions,
Too! stands on its own, exploring distinct mathematical
content and focusing logical thinking skills in new ways.
Group Solutions, Too! has been awarded a Parent's
Guide Children's Media Award for Excellence in Activity Books.
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Praise for Group Solutions, Too!:
"This wonderful resource embodies various overall strengths.
The text is laid out in a teacher-friendly manner, requiring
little time to locate and decide on an activity for a given
day and time. Minimal teacher preparation is needed. The activities
are fun and fit easily into small slots of extra time here and
there. The thematic approach used in the manual facilitates
a smooth transition into any pre-planned curriculum.
highly recommend this valuable resource to any K4 teacher
who is interested in challenging his or her students in the
areas of logic and cooperation. The activities are meaningful
to students and easily fit into any schedule at any time during
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