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How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, And School
by John D. Bransford
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...exciting new research about the mind and the brain...
Teaching and Learning in Medicine, Summer 2001
"...this book provides all educators with an excellent framework for understanding conceptual changes in the science of learning..."
Education, Communication and Information, Spring 2001
"How People Learn is an important book, which may, in time, become a classic.
Network, April 2001
"The findings [in this book] are significant and should be discussed at the highest levels in educational practice."
(National Research Council) Text is a result of work of two committees of the Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education of the National Research Council. Original volume, c1999, was a product of a 2-year study conducted by the Committee on Developments in the Science of Learning. Expands on the findings, conclusion, and research agenda of the original volume. Softcover.
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If education is to help students make sense of their surroundings and prepare them for the challenges of the technology-driven, internationally competitive world, it must be based on what we know about learning and teaching. This book offers valuable information to teachers, education policymakers and administrators, and curriculum developers - and to everyone who cares about effective learning.
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