Puzzle-based Learning

By | 2018-05-06T21:02:55+00:00 January 31st, 2009|All Puzzles, Puzzle Books|0 Comments

What is missing in most curricula? From elementary school all the way through to university education it’s just coursework focused on the development of problem-solving skills.

Most students never learn how to think about solving problems. Besides being a lot of fun, a puzzle-based learning approach also does a remarkable job of convincing students that:
– science is useful and interesting,
– the basic courses they take are relevant,
– mathematics is not that scary (no need to hate it), and
– it is worthwhile to stay in school, get a degree, and move into the real world which is loaded with interesting problems (problems perceived as real-world puzzles)

Puzzle-based Learning: Introduction to critical thinking, mathematics, and problem solving is a book that will increase your problem solving techniques. Available from Amazon.com for less than US$ 45. Happy Puzzling!

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