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Avoid Hard Work!: And Other Encouraging Problem-Solving Tips for the Young, the Very Young, and the Young at Heart by [Droujkova, Maria, Tanton, James, McManaman, Yelena]
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Length: 144 pages Word Wise: Enabled Language: English
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The term problem-solving sounds scary. Who wants problems? The word problem comes from the word probe, meaning inquiry. Rather than attack a problem given to us, let us accept an invitation to inquire into and to explore an interesting opportunity. Even toddlers can excel at inquiring, exploring, and investigating the world around them!

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 14140 KB
  • Print Length: 144 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Delta Stream Media, an imprint of Natural Math (14 December 2016)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01N2UAFQS
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Not Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #158,340 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Problem solving techniques for young students 29 May 2017
By Julia B. - Published on Amazon.com
Avoid Hard Work! is a new book by an amazing math educator Jim Tanton, author of Solve This! and a dozen of other math education books. This book teaches problem solving techniques to young children ( and their parents!). My favorite part is the first one of the " steps to solution" he suggests: " Have an emotional reaction to the problem. Grr, how can I ever count all the possible configurations?!"
After sufficient amount of grumbling and moaning, glance at the next step - and you may eventually get to the solution, even if it seemed completely impossible at first.