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How people learn : brain, mind, experience, and school

Author: John Bransford; National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Developments in the Science of Learning.; National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Learning Research and Educational Practice.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Expanded edView all editions and formats
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When do infants begin to learn? How do experts learn and how is this different from nonexperts? What can teachers and schools do - with curricula, classroom settings, and teaching methods - to help children learn most effectively? This book offers exciting new research about the mind, the brain, and the processes of learning that provides answers to these and other question. New information from many branches of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
How people learn.
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)606534078
Online version:
How people learn.
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)607772065
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Bransford; National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Developments in the Science of Learning.; National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Learning Research and Educational Practice.
ISBN: 0309070368 9780309070362 0309065577 9780309065573
OCLC Number: 44493144
Performer(s): Committee on Developments in the Science of Learning and Committee on Learning Research and Educational Practice, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council.
Description: x, 374 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Learning : from speculation to science --
How experts differ from novices --
Learning and transfer --
How children learn --
Mind and brain --
The design of learning environments --
Effective teaching : examples in history, mathematics, and science --
Teaching learning --
Technology to support learning --
Conclusions --
Next Steps for Research.
Responsibility: John D. Bransford [and others], editors ; Committee on Developments in the Science of Learning and Committee on Learning Research and Educational Practice, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council.
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Offers research about the mind and the brain that provides answers to a number of compelling questions. This book uses exemplary teaching to illustrate how approaches based on what we now know result  Read more...

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