Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions
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A Guide For Teaching With Analogies -

A Guide For Teaching With Analogies - | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
A Guide For Teaching With Analogies by Terry Heick Analogies are one of the best kept secrets in education. Often used as multiple choice question items or as warm-ups to begin a lesson, analogies are...
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With teaching, analogies help get ideas across. This is something writers of fiction as well as nonfiction are expected to do. This article may be helpful in developing that skill. 

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The Coase Theorem is widely cited in economics. Ronald Coase hated it.

The Coase Theorem is widely cited in economics. Ronald Coase hated it. | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
Coase argued transaction costs were essential for understanding economics. Many people claim he said the opposite.
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The Science Of Brainstorming

The Science Of Brainstorming | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
Our hunt for the eureka moment may be in vain. New research suggests analogies can help your team come up with great new ideas.

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Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, July 7, 2014 12:18 PM

the importance of analogies in creative thinking!