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Approaches to Problems for Gifted and Talented Students

Price: £25.00
Age Range: KS3 KS4

Students are encouraged to think through different types of problem, to prioritise and to consider the advantages and disadvantages of possible solutions. Activities use a range of techniques which enable students to solve problems within a real-world context.

Topics include: Deductive and inductive logic; Fall-back plans; Teamwork in problem-solving; The importance of character when finding solutions; Rehearsal techniques; Target setting; Prioritising under pressure; Delegating; Consequences of decisions; Forward planning; Complex value judgements; Unpleasant decisions.

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Size: 75 Pages
ISBN: 978 1 86025 463 5
Author(s): Mandy Chappell and Susan Purkiss
Code: ATPF
Popularity rank: 373
Average Customer Review:  * * * * *  based on 1 review

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Contents List

LESSONS

Basic approaches and techniques:

  • 11 EMERGENCY
  • 13 BRIDGE THAT GAP
  • 15 SURVIVAL ON MARS
  • 17 LEAVING PRESENT
  • 19 THE LEAVING DO
  • 21 MINI-ENTERPRISE

Problems involving work, holidays, and school:

  • 27 INTERVIEW
  • 29 NEWS HOUND
  • 31 IN-TRAY
  • 33 THE BEST POSSIBLE ME
  • 35 WORK EXPERIENCE 1
  • 37 WORK EXPERIENCE 2
  • 39 WORK EXPERIENCE 3
  • 41 WORK EXPERIENCE 4
  • 43 HOLIDAY HELL
  • 45 SCHOOL VISIT
  • 47 LIFESTYLES: DRINKING
  • 49 LIFESTYLES: SMOKING
  • 51 LIFESTYLES: SHOPLIFTING
  • 53 LIFESTYLES: SCHOOLGIRL PREGNANCY
  • 55 TARGET SETTING
  • 57 AGONY AUNT
  • 59 THE RIPPLE EFFECT
  • 61 OUR DAY OUT
  • 63 CASE STUDY
  • 65 HOMEWORK CLUB

Complex judgements:

  • 71 TRANSPLANT
  • 73 LANDFILL
  • 75 REDUNDANCY
  • 77 WHOSE ANTARCTIC?

Appendix pages:

  • 78/79 Information sheets for TRANSPLANT and REDUNDANCY

Reviews

20/05/14

Excellent
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04/01/05

FEDA Key Skills Resource Index

looks likely to be a valuable teaching resource at Level 1 and Level 2
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