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Learn to Teach explores the most up-to-date findings on how children learn, to help teachers create effective learning environments and plan for teaching. Drawing on a neo-Vygotskian approach to learning, it covers the purpose of education; socio-cultural approaches to human cognition; attention and intelligence as cognitive tools; and the role of mindsets, memory and language in learning. It promotes the idea that the mind is a cultural product and that education is best understood as fostering the development of valued cognitive tools appropriate for the twenty-first century. To provide readers with a holistic understanding of learning, the book explores the significant contributions to the study of learning and teaching from psychologists, sociologists and cultural theorists. Readers are encouraged to critically engage with - and challenge - some of the prevailing learning theories in order to better understand their students. Each chapter features classroom observation exercises, discussion questions and links to further reading.Read more
- The best and most up-to-date evidence from psychology clearly explained
- Describes 'what works' in the classroom and why
- Supports the development of an optimistic view of children and their learning and reflective approach to teaching
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- Date Published: October 2014
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781107647190
- length: 250 pages
- dimensions: 250 x 172 x 12 mm
- weight: 0.41kg
- availability: In stock
Table of Contents
1. Ideas that shape thinking about learning and teaching
2. Culture and education
3. Natural pedagogy
5. Cognitive processes in the classroom
6. Memory processes: making it stick
7. Non-cognitive factors in school success
8. Experts and novices
9. Teaching unplugged: talk for learning
10. Assessment and feedback: teaching's engine room.
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