edgr 535 wk3 discussion1 - After reading chapters 6-8 I...

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After reading chapters 6-8, I have several questions but the three questions I would like answered the most is from all three chapters. The first I have is: How do you lead a kid to solving a problem creatively if they’ve never been exposed to riddles, wordplay, or jokes to draw upon experiences? Carey (2014) states that “Most of us grow up on a steady diet of riddles, jokes, wordplay, and math problems. We have a deep reservoir of previous experiences to draw on” (pg. 117). This is so true because as a child growing up we always joked, did puzzles and riddles together and whenever I had to solve problems in school or home and it was something familiar to me I would try to pull something from my memory from a past experience. Even within my classroom you can tell who does and doesn’t do riddles, jokes, wordplay etc.…. because when a complex problem is posed to
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