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Dirkes, M. Ann – School Science and Mathematics, 1975
Describes an attempt to promote both mathematical and nonmathematical problem solving. Suggests that the goals for the average mathematics course need revision, in practice, or additional courses introduced, which will develop thinking ability as a primary objective. (EB)
Descriptors: Divergent Thinking, Instruction, Intellectual Development, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Dirkes, M. Ann – School Science and Mathematics, 1979
Brainstorming is suggested as one approach to problem solving. Generating possibilities stimulates creative and independent thinking and can facilitate problem solving in many situations. (MP)
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Instruction, Learning Activities, Problem Solving