The success of Outside the Box Learning Resources is rooted in the passion of the team of professionals behind it. Led by husband and wife duo Conor and Kate Holmes, the renowned educational publisher has been providing education and health professionals with a comprehensive suite of learning resources and assessments for over fifteen years.
Covering a wide range of disciplines, Outside the Box Learning Resources is the complete solution for educators, and healthcare professionals to develop their skills professionally or to nurture the intellectual and emotional needs of those in their care.
This innovative resource provides a variety of activities which cater for a range of problem solving skills appropriate for children aged 6 to 8. It can also be used for older children who need consolidation of their skills and strategies in problem solving.
Students are encouraged to use any manipulative materials in the classroom to aid in solving problems. Students draw pictures and use mathematical notation to represent their ideas. Modeling and representing mathematical ideas is very powerful in allowing students to develop clear understandings and concepts.
Problem solving activities engage children in learning, by challenging them to think. They allow them the opportunity to express mathematical ideas and construct meaning and assist them to develop strategies and mathematical reasoning. Contains some Australian specific material.
Marigold Draper & Jenny Kotros
Paperback – 84 Pages