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Integrating critical and creative thinking skills in a fourth grade science class

Laurie Schueckler-Colucci

Integrating critical and creative thinking skills in a fourth grade science class

a project in Creative Studies

by Laurie Schueckler-Colucci

  • 137 Want to read
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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Critical thinking -- Study and teaching (Elementary),
  • Creative thinking -- Study and teaching (Elementary)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Laurie Schueckler-Colucci.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 69 leaves :
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22813383M

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