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Trusting what you're told : how children learn from others

Author: Paul L Harris
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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If children were little scientists who learn best through firsthand observations and mini-experiments, how would a child discover that the earth is round--never mind conceive of heaven as a place  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Trusting what you're told
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul L Harris
ISBN: 0674065727 9780674065727 0674065190 9780674065192
OCLC Number: 798561472
Description: 253 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Paul L. Harris.

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In Trusting What You're Told, Harris argues that the longstanding idea that kids should be self-learners who gain knowledge mainly from their own explorations and observations is flawed. In the Read more...

 
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