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Title:
Mind joggers! : 5 to 15 minute activities that make kids think
Author:
Petreshene, Susan S.
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Publication Information:
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, [1985]

©1985
Physical Description:
xiv, 207 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Thinking and reasoning activities -- Math activities -- Language and writing activities -- Listening and remembering activities.
ISBN:
9780876285831
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Here's an exciting, one-of-a-kind collection of "quickie" activities to help you stimulate the development of thinking skills in children of varying abilities and review basic skills at all elementary grade levels!


Author Notes

Susan S. Petreshene, M.A. (California State University, Sonoma), has been an elementary classroom teacher for more than 15 yars in the public schools of Concord and Novato, California. She is the author of many articles in professional journals such as Instructor and Social Studies Review, and has also written two practical books for teachers, The Complete Guide to Learning Centers (Pendragon House, Inc., 1978) and Teaching Reading Skills: Visual, Auditory, and Kinesthetic Activities (Zaner-Bloser, 1981), co-authored with Walter B. Barbe, Ph.D.
Mrs. Petreshene is an active speaker at professional conferences and workshops, and frequently serves as a school district consultant in the areas of individualized instruction and classroom management. She has also taught at various U.S. colleges and universities.


Table of Contents

About This Resource
Suggestions for Using These Activities Most Effectively
Thinking and Reasoning Activities
Classification
Making Quick Decisions
Logic--Putting the Pieces Together
Mini Stories for Solution
Math Activities
Relationships and Patterns
Place Value
Odd/Even
Coordinates and Graphs
Charts
Tables
Calendar
Clock
Money
Geometry
Perimeter/Area
Greater Than/Less Than
Fractions
Problem-Solving Activities
Estimation
Computation
Computation Magic Tricks
Ratio
Language and Writing Activities
Rhymes
Compound Words
Phonics
Spelling
Descriptive Words
Synonyms/Antonyms
Vocabulary
Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots
Parts of Speech
Add-On Stories
Listening and Remembering Activities
Critical Listening
Following Oral Directions
Memory