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Whimbey, Arthur

Overview
Works: 50 works in 194 publications in 3 languages and 5,776 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: BF441, 153.43
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Most widely held works by Arthur Whimbey
Problem solving and comprehension by Arthur Whimbey( Book )

67 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This popular handbook has been used successfully in high schools and colleges to sharpen students' thinking skills. You can also use it at home or on the job, to help you score higher on tests or just generally improve your thinking ability. Problem Solving and Comprehension shows how you can increase your power to analyze problems and comprehend what you read and hear. First it outlines and illustrates the methods used by good problem solvers, then it gives you practice in applying these successful methods to a variety of questions. -- from back cover
Intelligence can be taught by Arthur Whimbey( Book )

12 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond problem solving and comprehension : an exploration of quantitative reasoning by Arthur Whimbey( Book )

9 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why Johnny can't write : how to improve writing skills by Myra J Linden( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors of this book, both experienced teachers, examine the controversy surrounding two popular methods for teaching writing -- the ""process"" approach and its offspring, Writing Across the Curriculum. Both have recently been called into question for their ineffectiveness. An alternative lesser-known procedure called ""sentence combining, "" which has been proven successful in numerous studies over the past fifteen years, finally is gaining the attention it deserves. Using the sentence combining approach, the authors present a rationale for re-thinking and re-tooling the English classroom
Analyze, organize, write : a structured program for expository writing by Arthur Whimbey( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analytical reading & reasoning by Arthur Whimbey( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thinking through math word problems : strategies for intermediate elementary school students by Arthur Whimbey( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This innovative text teaches elementary school students the techniques of critical thinking and problem solving and applies those methods to mathematical word problems. It supplements traditional fourth, fifth, and sixth grade textbooks and increases students' thinking and problem solving abilities. Students are taught the fundamentals of these processes by applying them both to simple and multi-step problems which are provided. These problems -- many written by elementary school pupils --gradually increase in difficulty, making learning both fun and stimulating. Special attention is
Analytical writing & thinking : facing the tests by Myra J Linden( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Developing mathematical skills : computation, problem solving, and basics for algebra by Arthur Whimbey( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cognitive-skills approach to the disciplines : intelligence beyond Arthur Jensen by Arthur Whimbey( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report discusses the cognitive-skills approach to teaching. This approach makes explicit the mental activities engaged in by successful thinkers as they solve problems and master ideas, and it attempts to teach these "high aptitude" thinking activities to "low-aptitude" students. The report begins by illustrating and contrasting high- and low-aptitude thinking. Subsequently, it describes applications of the cognitive-skills approach to three experimental disciplinary courses in Spanish, physics, and philosophy. (Jd)
Mastering reading through reasoning by Arthur Whimbey( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructor's guide for Problem solving and comprehension : a short course in analytical reasoning by Arthur Whimbey( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching and learning grammar : the prototype-construction approach by Arthur Whimbey( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprender y resolver problemas by Arthur Whimbey( )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'intelligenza può essere insegnata by Arthur Whimbey( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in Italian and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructor's guide for Beyond problem solving and comprehension by Arthur Whimbey( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blueprint for educational change : improving reasoning, literacies, and science achievement with cooperative learning( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grammar for creating sentences : intermediate prototype-construction course by Myra J Linden( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thinking through math word problems by Arthur Whimbey( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyze, Organize, Write by Arthur Whimbey( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book offers students a method for understanding and mastering the rhetorical patterns that comprise expository writing. Its exercises ask students to arrange jumbled sentences into logical order, forming model essays for standard rhetorical patterns such as comparison/contrast, classification, and thesis support. These techniques force students to see the basic logic of different writing patterns. The goal of Whimbey's workbook is to teach the student to write concise and original essays on any topic
 
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Why Johnny can't write : how to improve writing skills
Alternative Names
Whimbey, Arthur.

Languages
English (151)

Spanish (4)

Italian (2)

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Beyond problem solving and comprehension : an exploration of quantitative reasoningWhy Johnny can't write : how to improve writing skillsAnalyze, organize, write : a structured program for expository writingThinking through math word problems : strategies for intermediate elementary school studentsTeaching and learning grammar : the prototype-construction approachGrammar for creating sentences : intermediate prototype-construction courseThinking through math word problems