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Josie is a bright child who does not seem to be aware of her own thinking processes. She needs to be more thoughtful about how she learns best, what strategies do or do not work for her, how to problem-solve, etc. Therefore, what work-study skill does she need to develop and what do you say to motivate her to develop this skill?

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Work Study Skills
Josie is a bright child who does not seem to be aware of her own thinking processes. She needs to be more thoughtful about how she learns best, what strategies do or do not work for her, how to problem-solve, etc. Therefore, what work-study skill does she need to develop and what do you say to motivate her to develop this skill?
Josie's Characteristics:
Bright student who seems to be unaware of her own thinking processes:
While Josie is bright, but seems to be unaware of her thinking processes; there are possible reasons for this behavior. When a student fails to demonstrate logical thinking, there are several strategies that can be used:
1. Classroom Work Job - Give the student responsibilities that require logical thinking (e.g. assign the student to watering the classroom plants. Place 3 different objects that the student might use to water the plant (e.g. table spoon, watering pot, and a small glass). Ask student to use the most appropriate container/item.
2. Social Role Playing - Provide student with a variety of problem solving situations which require logical thinking (Why do we post signs that say ...

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This solution of 660 words presents a brief case study scenario. Motivation, study skills, and multiple intelligence are the focus to improve the student's level of productivity.

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