Scally's World of Problems encourages pupils to think creatively

By: Topologika  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Keyboard Works, Maze Designer, Mouse and Keyboard,

Co-operative and stimulating tasks that encourage pupils to think creatively

With 25 levels of difficulty in each of the planet’s eight environments, this software comprises 200 unique puzzles set on Scally’s imaginary planet.The levels progress from straightforward introductory tasks, ideal for young pupils and those with special educational needs, to more complex puzzles demanding creative, lateral and/or divergent thinking. Purpose-designed material explains how to use the pack’s resources to develop thinking skills through practising the processes of analysing, understanding, remembering and applying.The accompanying booklet, 'Scally's World of Problems in the Classroom', suggests ways in which enterprising teachers can use the purpose-designed material to promote problem-solving skills with pupils of all abilities and ages.Scally's World of Problems encourages a co-operative approach to problem-solving, and when pupils have familiarised themselves with the roles of all the maze icons, they can be further stretched to create their own puzzles for others to tackle. This takes the activity and the learning beyond problem-solving into the creative process, drawing on imagination and planning skills. 
  • Handbook
  • Scally's World of Problems in the Classroom book
  • Maze Designer ‘Icon Sheet’
  • Windows 95, 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 (32-bit)
  • Mouse and keyboard
  • Works with switches and IntelliKeys
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NC (KS1): En2, En3, (KS2): En3
NLS: Word level R & Y1, Word and sentence level Y2&3  

Eight different environments with 25 puzzles in each!
Level 5 puzzle – tackle the interfering objects to find the exit
Harder puzzles demand quick thinking and higher-level skills
Level 25 puzzle – they’ll be eager to progress to the ultimate puzzle!
Free maze design software challenges pupils to create their own    

Keywords: Keyboard Works, Maze Designer, Mouse and Keyboard, Problem-Solving Skills,

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