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How children learn

Author: Sean MacBlain
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE publications, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Understanding how children learn is a vital part of working with children. Every child is unique and understanding differences in learning helps all to benefit. Going beyond simply understanding the work of key theorists and the various theories of learning, this text helps you recognize what learning actually looks like and how it is best facilitated in any setting. Looking at key topics such as brain development,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sean MacBlain
ISBN: 9781446272183 1446272184 9781446272176 1446272176
OCLC Number: 896902170
Description: xi, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
What is Learning? --
Learning Theories in Action --
Thinking and Learning in the Early Years --
Learning in the Family --
Learning and Schooling --
Intelligence and Learning --
The Emotionally Intelligent Learner --
Additional Support Needs and Learning --
Communities of Learning --
Future Learning.
Responsibility: Sean MacBlain.

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