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An Intro to Problem Solving Style View Problem-solving styles are consistent individual dierences in the ways people prefer to deal with new ideas, manage change, and respond eec- tively to complex, open-ended opportunities and challenges. Explains the important and unique personal characteristics and implications, benets, and risks of each style. 2007 Edition.

Item #CLC01 ................................... $12

Brainteasers Select from a stimulating collection of mind-pro- voking 5 to 15 minute activities ready for instant use. Activities help students develop thinking, reasoning, and memory skills. 1994 Edition.

Item #Z01 (Grades 1-6) .................... $30

Create-A-Drama Activities develop students’ abilities in observ- ing, concluding, recalling, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and evaluating to help build divergent and convergent thinking skills. Topics covered include: introduction to drama, writing a script, dramatic activities, and presenting dramas. Grades 5-10.

Item #EI03 (Grades 5 and up) .... $13.95

Creative Drama Students are introduced to a range of activity types including building dialogues; quick impro- visations; improvisations with individuals, pairs, and groups; building characters and situations; and movement and mime. Grades 5 and up.

Item #EI04 (Grades 5 and up) .... $11.95

Creative Drama Set: Create-A-Drama &

Creative Drama

Save $2

Item #EI06 (Grades 5 and up) .... $23.95

Creative Problem Solving Kit Great for the whole group or independent use. A hands-on approach to teaching the Creative Problem Solving process to kids and adults. With a Leader’s Guide informational book, Actionbook, and individual color-coded cards detailing each step of the process, this kit has it all! 2006 Edition.

Item #PP09 ................................ $79.95

Creative Problem Solving - An

Introduction Introduction to and overview of Creative Problem Solving based on extensive research, develop- ment and eld experience in education, business, and many other organizations. 2006 4th Edition.

Item #PP04 (Grades K-12).......... $24.95

CPS For Kids & CPS For Teens Guide children to new heights with the Creative Problem Solving methods outlined in CPS for Kids and CPS for Teens. These books teach ex- citing and powerful problem-solving method from start to nish. Exercises encourage both creative and critical thinking. Both books pro- vide a set of suggestions for teachers and then present reproducible classroom activities each of which can be completed in 30 - 40 minutes!

Item #PP12 (Kids - Grades 2-6) ... $14.95 Item #PP13 (Teens - Grades 6-12)$14.95

Supplemental Materials

Creative Problem Solving For Young

People Teach creative problem solving concepts to primary students at a level which best suits their abilities, needs, and stage of development. Beginning chapters discuss research and back- ground information while the rest of the book contains actual lessons to use in the classroom!

Item #EI02 (Grades K-2).............. $13.95

Doggy Dung Disaster Thirty true stories profile kids who used their heads, their hearts, their courage, and sometimes their stubbornness to help others and do extraor- dinary things. As young readers meet these boys and girls from around the world, they may wonder, “What kind of hero lives inside of me?”

Item #FS13 (Grades 4 - 7) ............. $9.95

The Kids from Nowhere An Arctic Educational Miracle. They were chil- dren of whale and walrus hunters. Previous teachers had labeled them “ineducable.” They came from a blizzard-swept Bering Sea island. Their troubled school was threatened with closure. They had no computers and almost no books. Most had poor reading and writing skills. They spoke English as a second language. They had little world knowledge. They became national academic champions! Read the story behind the miracle. 2006 Edition

Item #GG01 ................................ $16.95

The Kids Guide to Service Projects A helpful guide to over 500 ideas for student community service activities.

Item #FS11 (Grades 3-5) ............. $12.95

The Kids Guide to Social Action Provides service project ideas, from simple to large-scale commitments involving whole com- munities. Includes chapters on how-to’s; instruc- tions for creating yers, petitions, press releases and public service announcements; ideas for fund raising.

Item #FS12 (Grades 4-12) ........... $18.95

Practice Problems for Creative Problem

Solving Featuring 50 brief situations that present interest- ing opportunities and open-ended challenges to engage students in Creative Problem Solving. Providing motivating starting points for practicing CPS with groups of many sizes and ages.

Item #PP15 (Grades 3-8)............. $19.95

Service Learning Journals This is the most widely used Service-Learning book in the country, helping students to raise the bar for learning and personal growth. This interactive resource is currently guiding and inspiring students to enhance their community while improving their thinking, writing, research, collaborative, and communication skills.

Item #SGJ-1 Elementary.............. $6.95 Item # SGJ-2 Middle/High School $6.95

Spurs to Creative Thinking Spurs are prompts to stimulate student thinking

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    both critically and creatively. Themes in the

18 lessons and 54 activities include nding the problem, producing alternatives, and elaborating. 2002 Edition.

Item #CLC0274 (Grades 5-12) .... $19.95

Tanglers Enable students to develop their problem-solv- ing skills while developing their ability to work cooperatively. Tanglers teach students to rely on their own abilities and understandings as well as those of their classmates.

Item #Z03 ................................... $17.95

Tanglers, Too! Students develop problem-solving skills while de- veloping their ability to work cooperatively. In ad- dition to enhancing reading comprehension,Tan- glers help reduce teacher-dependent behavior by teaching students to rely on their own abilities and understandings as well as those of their classmates.

Item #Z04 ................................... $17.95

Tanglers Set: Tanglers & Tanglers, Too! Save $6

Item #Z05 ..........................................$30

Team Challenges Group Activities to Build Cooperation, Communi- cation, and Creativity is lled with hands-on tasks that group leaders, parents, and teachers can pres- ent to help children learn to work cooperatively with others, improve their problem solving skills, and expand their imagination. 2005 Edition.

Item #Z02 ....................................$19.95

Thinkathon 1 Challenge your students’ higher-level thinking skills! This book can be implemented within one classroom or several schools! Thinkathon 1 covers brainstorming skills, memory skills, I.Q. Testers, analogies, and language skills.

Item #EI05 (Grades 2-5) .............. $14.95

What If Provides service project ideas, from simple to large-scale commitments involving whole com- munities. Includes chapters on how-to’s; instruc- tions for creating yers, petitions, press releases, and public service announcements; ideas for fund raising.

Item #EI01 (Grades 4-12) ............ $13.95

2009-10 Readings, Research, and Resources available on CD ROM, see page 1.

FPSPI copyright policy allows a single coach who has purchased the RR&R book or CD to make copies for his/her team(s) ONL . $500 ne for each infraction.

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