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Why don't students like school? : a cognitive scientist answers questions about how the mind works and what it means for your classroom

Author: Daniel T Willingham
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Kids are naturally curious, but when it comes to school it seems like their minds are turned off. Why is it that they can remember the smallest details from their favorite television program, yet miss the most obvious questions on their history test?. Cognitive scientist Dan Willingham has focused his acclaimed research on the biological and cognitive basis of learning and has a deep understanding of the daily  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Willingham, Daniel T.
Why don't students like school?
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2009
(DLC) 2008043493
(OCoLC)255894389
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel T Willingham
ISBN: 9781118269527 1118269527 9780470730430 0470730439 9780470730454 0470730455 9780470730447 0470730447 0470279303 9780470279304
OCLC Number: 432997293
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 180 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Why don't students like school? --
How can I teach students the skills they need when standardized tests require only facts? --
Why do students remember everything that's on television and forget everything I say? --
Why is it so hard for students to understand abstract ideas? --
Is drilling worth it? --
What's the secret to getting students to think like scientists, mathematicians, and historians? --
How should I adjust my teaching for different types of learners? --
How can I help slow learners? --
What about my mind?
Responsibility: Daniel T. Willingham.

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Easy-to-apply, scientifically-based approaches for engaging students in the classroom Cognitive scientist Dan Willingham focuses his acclaimed research on the biological and cognitive basis of  Read more...

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