The Construction Zone: Working for Cognitive Change in School / Edition 1

The Construction Zone: Working for Cognitive Change in School / Edition 1

by Denis Newman, Peg Griffin, Michael Cole
     
 

A description of several years of painstaking classroom observations and caregully crafted experimental interventions.See more details below

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A description of several years of painstaking classroom observations and caregully crafted experimental interventions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521389426
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/1990
Series:
Learning in Doing: Social, Cognitive and Computational Perspectives Series
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.43(d)

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Table of Contents

Series foreword; Foreword Shedon H. White; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Building tasks into curriculum units; 3. Making goals happen; 4. Basic concepts for discussing cognitive change; 5. Assessment versus teaching; 6. Social mediation goes into cognitive change; 7. How the West has won; 8. Conclusions for a cognitive science of education; References; Author index; Subject index.

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