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Children Solving Problems

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$31.00 • £24.95 • €28.00

ISBN 9780674116245

Publication Date: 07/14/1998

Academic Trade

154 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

26 line illustrations

The Developing Child


  • 1. Why Children’s Problem-Solving Is Interesting
  • 2. A Historical Perspective on Children’s Problem-Solving: Inference and the Development of Logic
  • 3. Conceptual Tools for Solving Problems: Inherent Skills and Information
  • 4. Working through a Problem and Discovering New Strategies
  • 5. The Social Context of Children’s Problem-Solving
  • 6. Conclusions
  • Notes
  • Suggested Reading
  • Credits
  • Index

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