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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 the Classroom
Contributor(s): Willingham, Daniel T.

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ISBN: 047059196X     ISBN-13: 9780470591963
Publisher: Jossey-Bass Inc Pub
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: March 2010

Annotation: 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 challenges faced by classroom teachers. This book will help teachers improve their practice by explaining how they and their students think and learn revealing the importance of story, emotion, memory, context, and routine in building knowledge and creating lasting learning experiences. --from publisher description.
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Library of Congress Subjects:
Learning, Psychology of.
Effective teaching.
BISAC Categories:
- Education | Educational Psychology
- Education | Students & Student Life
Dewey: 370.15/23
LCCN: 2008043493
Academic/Grade Level: General Adult
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 8.75" H x 5.75" W x 0.50" (0.72 lbs) 228 pages
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Contributor Bio(s): Daniel T. Willingham is professor of psychology at the University of Virginia, where he has taught since 1992. He writes the popularAsk the Cognitive Scientist column for American Educator magazine.
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