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The Science of Learning and Development in Education

A Research-based Approach to Educational Practice


Minkang Kim, University of Sydney, Derek Sankey, University of Sydney


All teachers need to know how children and adolescents learn and develop. Traditionally, this knowledge had been informed by a mix of speculative and scientific theory. However, in the past three decades there has been substantial growth in new scientific knowledge about how we learn. The Science of Learning and Development in Education provides an exciting and comprehensive introduction to this field. This innovative text introduces readers to brain science and the science of complex systems as it applies to…

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  • Engaging and research-based introduction to the science of learning and development
  • Suitable for pre-service teachers and those entering the teaching profession, as well as in-service teachers who want to better understand brain science as it relates to educational practice
  • Highly illustrated and full colour publication, supported by a range of pedagogical features, allows readers to engage with the material

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