Cognitive neuroscience studies have found that creativity coupled with the opportunity to think critically fosters divergent thinking. In these five 10-Minute Challenges, students are provided with the framework to apply their understanding of academic content, such as area and perimeter, in novel situations. Academic vocabulary is used in the challenges and this resource can be used to better prepare students for upcoming assessments.
This 16 page resource contains 5 quick challenges utilizing materials readily available in classroom and detailed directions for each task. Enjoy!