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9781119715665

Why Don't Students Like School? A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom

  • ISBN 13:

    9781119715665

  • ISBN 10:

    1119715660

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 04/27/2021
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass

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Summary

Why Don’t Students Like School? Second Edition features 25% updated material while still honoring the classic, beloved approaches of the original. The book draws its themes from the most frequently asked questions in his "Ask the Cognitive Scientist" column in the American Educator, such as -- How can I teach students the skills they need when standardized testing just requires facts?  Why do students remembers everything on TV, but forget everything I say? How should I adjust my teaching for different learning styles?

The second edition will help teachers improve their practice by explaining how they and their students think and learn and reveals the importance of story, emotion, memory, context, and routine in building knowledge and creating lasting learning experiences. This edition will be a valuable resource for both veteran and novice teachers, teachers-in-training, and for the principals, administrators, and staff development professionals who work with them.

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