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  • Item #: 068030
    ISBN: 9780936110189
    Retail: $28.00
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     Have you been avoiding the topic of logic/critical thinking because you don’t how to explain it? I mean, how to you teach someone to think? This book has 30 weekly lessons, broken into daily activities. Each day of the week features a particular thinking skill: analytical thinking, flexible thinking, problem solving, elaborative thinking and originality. The student pages are reproducible and can be completed in a just a few minutes. It doesn’t get much easier to teach than that! It may take a total of 15 minutes a day total. Use this as a brain warm-up in the mornings! This can easily be used with a classroom or co-op, as well as the homeschooling family. Some random sample activities include: matching an emotion face with a statement, writing in the blank who might have said a particular statement, finding a maze solution in 3 turns, make a 3D spider with a paper and scissors, using letter clues to answer questions, food x-rays, verb puzzlers, figuring out a word that has been substituted with a nonsense word, etc. pb, 315pp, Tinman Press. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 053429
    ISBN: 9789814736329
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  • Item #: 053428
    ISBN: 9789814736312
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  • Item #: 053427
    ISBN: 9789814736305
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  • Item #: 053426
    ISBN: 9789814736299
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  • Item #: 053425
    ISBN: 9789814736282
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  • Item #: 049804
    ISBN: 9781425815554
    Retail: $14.99
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  • Item #: 006957
    ISBN: 9780838822975
    Retail: $9.60
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  • Item #: 006955
    ISBN: 9780838822951
    Retail: $9.60
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  • Item #: 013530
    ISBN: 9780998921983
    Retail: $15.95
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  • Item #: EBBS7S
    Retail: $206.00
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    The Study Bundle includes three softcover books: a full-color textbook, a lab notebook with experiments and a teacher's manual.

    The publisher, Gravitas Publications, also offers several correlating digital products for this bundle which are not included in our set. These include quizzes, a study notebook and lesson plans. The Lesson plans may be requested from the publisher after purchase, and quizzes may be purchased for $15.

  • Item #: 059285
    ISBN: 9781601598332
    Retail: $2.99
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    The Kindergarten book focuses on rhyming words; story order; and addition/subtraction.

  • Item #: 031487
    ISBN: 9781583243558
    Retail: $16.99
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    When it comes to logic puzzles, problem solving, critical thinking skills, creative solutions, and combinatorial geometry – Pentominos are a gold mine! They allow the introduction of important mathematical concepts and skills in a non-threatening and playful context. You can make a set of your own paper pentominoes with a set of patterns in this book. Students can explore concepts of area, perimeter, congruence, and similarity, develop spatial sense, and expand their analytical abilities. We have sets of plastic pentominoes available (like items 007910, 053704, or 053083.) This workbook has loads of activities such as staircases, letters, triples, symmetry, holey designs, and more. Hints and solutions are found in the back. Activites are correlated to meet Common Core Standards of geometry and measurement, as well as the mathematical practice standards. You are also getting a CD-rom with interactive pentominoes (virtual manipulatives.) System requirements Windows XP or later, Mac OS X (10.1) or later, Resolution 800x600 or higher. 95pp, pb ~ Sara

  • Item #: 071562
    ISBN: 9781605545448
    Retail: $34.95
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    There was a time that coding and robotics was reserved for older students, but Robotics for Young Children uses hands-on activities to help lay the foundation for the very young (for ages 3-8). Through games, play, and stories, children will be introduced to foundational computer science concepts. There are five chapters in this book presented in a specific sequence: Chapter 1 is to foster creative and critical thinking; Chapter 2 focuses on engineering; Chapter 3 introduces coding-related concepts; Chapter 4 focuses on how robots can help us; and Chapter 5 presents activities to help children go from an introductory to a higher level of understanding. Each chapter presents information along with activities that can typically be done with easily accessible items. Suggestions for expanding activities and sources for online information are sometimes included. Additional resource lists and a glossary are found in the back of the book. 100 hands-on activities will introduce your child to the world of robotics. 148 pgs, pb. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 070812
    ISBN: 9780890519653
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  • Item #: 069672
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    Put your brain in gear as you get this puzzle spinning! Using the puzzle card as your guide, position the starting gear (with handle) and ending gear on the game board. Connect the starting and ending gear by using all the gears listed get them to spin! Gears range in size and color, making connections challenging! 40 different puzzle cards (answers on back), ranging from easy to extra hard, will keep you thinking. The gear storage bag and compact puzzle card holder (that doubles as the game board) make this an awesome on-the-go thinking game! Game board measures 5.75" x 7". 1 player

  • Item #: 068032
    ISBN: 9780936110097
    Retail: $16.00
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      How do you teach a child to follow directions? Practice. Practice. Practice. In this case, 50 creative practice activities that will save you (the teacher/parent) loads of time. While following directions may be more of a life skill, than a book-learned skill, these activities build critical listening (aka active listening.) The pages are pretty much scripted for you. Let the kids know they have to listen to play; students cannot ask you to repeat yourself over and over. You may need some basic props (such as crackers or paperclips) and an occasional simple worksheet, but the students will only need a pencil (maybe crayons), paper, scissors and a ruler. Tell them they can only react once you have read the entire direction. No jumping in too soon! The activities really look fun to me! I would have loved this as a student. It would work in small groups as well as classrooms (the target audience.) You can also adapt this for 1 or 2 students. Sometimes they will be at their desk with paper, other times the activities are more physical. Either way, the kids will be on the edge of their seats awaiting your directions! sc, 110pp. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 067780
    ISBN: 9781441317407
    Retail: $12.99
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    Subtitled: “An Interactive Journal of Eclectic Exercises to Jump-Start Your Creativity,” this is a book of prompts to get you thinking creatively. The reader will be asked a series of questions – but not just the usual journal prompts asking what you like or don’t like. These will require higher order thinking skills. Your creative boundaries will be pushed as you figure out your answers. For example, one exercise asks you to put a dot anywhere on a certain page. No more instructions than that. Turn the page and the questions start: how did you choose where you dot will go? Were you being dismissive, impatient or playfully spontaneous when you made the mark? How do you usually respond to ambiguous situations? Did you consider other alternatives? Make more than one dot? Did you try to figure out the most creative answer? Were you afraid of doing it wrong? Does this fear inhibit your creativity? How did your choice reflect your usual approach to open-ended problems? What did you think on learning there are no wrong answers? And all of this is from putting a dot on a page! This exercise was at the front of the book. They get progressively deeper as you work through it. Fascinating bits on how our minds work and simple behaviors that can stimulate our brains introduce the thoughtful activities. Your STEM students will learn creative problem solving. Your artsy students will learn to dig deeper. A family can use it as a daily warm up or even for family discussion topics. An independent student can use it as an introspective journal. pb, 160pp, 6x8”. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 064968
    Retail: $29.95
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    A fun new take on the classic connecting game, players must strategize to either connect six suction cups in a row, diagonal, or in a circle while blocking the other player(s) from connecting their pieces on this translucent, honeycomb-shaped board. Board sticks up vertically from the base and can rotate, so each player can get the perfect look as they take a suction cup out of their slot in the base and stick it on. Gently wash the suction cups with soap and water to renew their stick! 2-4 players.

  • Item #: 064909
    Retail: $99.00
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       Let’s play math! This hands-on kit includes everything you need to help young children develop early math skills. Set includes 4 EVA foam boards that attach like a puzzle for the base; 12 laces in 3 primary colors; 144 stackable giant pegs in 6 bright colors and 3 shapes; and 12 double-sided activity cards. Varied activities of increasing difficulty include sorting by color and shape, patterns, designing figures and objects, sequencing and symmetry and rotation and turns: all designed to help young children develop foundational pattern and sequencing skills, creative design, logical reasoning and even learn a little addition and subtraction. A wonderful way to introduce young children to numerous skills that pave the way for success in math and critical thinking! Components are neatly stored in a sturdy plastic container (on wheels!) with a locking lid. Perfect complement to your preschool or math curriculum! ~ Deanne

    1CHOKING HAZARD (1). Not <3yrs.

  • Item #: 063476
    Retail: $7.09
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  • Item #: 062028
    ISBN: 9780787712341
    Retail: $12.95
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  • Item #: 062027
    ISBN: 9780787712334
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  • Item #: 062026
    ISBN: 9780787712327
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  • Item #: 062025
    ISBN: 9780787711993
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  • Item #: 062024
    ISBN: 9780787712365
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  • Item #: 062023
    ISBN: 9780787712358
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  • Item #: 059284
    ISBN: 9781601598349
    Retail: $2.99
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    The First Grade book covers math, logic, reading, vocabulary and phonics practice.

  • Item #: 054459
    ISBN: 9780936110301
    Retail: $13.00
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    Designed to develop visual discernment, creative thinking skills and problem solving, this easy to use book contains 105 stand-alone activities for elementary and younger middle students. Within the pages of this resource, parents and teachers will find an introduction for use, activities designed to take 5-10 minutes each and suggested solutions for additional guidance. One example states: "A father and his young son went walking in the snow. They left tracks that you can see from above. How would that look?" Children would draw what they believe this would appear from above-while thinking through the facets of shoe size, stride and the idea of walking together. A suggested solution is shown making this a vital, user-friendly resource for developing critical thinking skills in children. 41pgs, pb ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 053503
    ISBN: 9781425817343
    Retail: $29.99
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