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Teaching minds : how cognitive science can save our schools

Author: Roger C Schank
Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Roger Schank argues that class size, lack of parental involvement, and other commonly-cited factors have nothing to do with why students are not learning. The culprit is a system of subject-based instruction and the solution is cognitive-based learning. This book defines what it would mean to teach thinking.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2011025569
(OCoLC)730403748
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger C Schank
ISBN: 9780807770900 0807770906
OCLC Number: 959328433
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Cognitive Process-Based Education --
2. Teaching Kids to Walk and Talk --
3. What Can't You Teach? --
4. Twelve Cognitive Processes That Underlie Learning --
5. Real-Life Learning Projects Considered --
6. Socratic Dialogue --
7. Knowledge-Based Education vs. Process-Based Education --
8. New Curricula for a New Way of Teaching --
9. How to Teach the Twelve Cognitive Processes That Underlie Learning --
10. Defining Intelligence --
11. Restructuring the University --
12. How Not to Teach --
13. How the Best Universities Inadvertently Ruin Our Schools --
14. What Can We Do About It?.
Responsibility: Roger Schank.

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Roger Schank argues that class size, lack of parental involvement, and other commonly-cited factors have nothing to do with why students are not learning. The culprit is a system of subject-based instruction and the solution is cognitive-based learning. This book defines what it would mean to teach thinking.

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