How Students Learn:: History in the Classroom / Edition 1

How Students Learn:: History in the Classroom / Edition 1

by M. Suzanne Donovan, John D. Bransford, Committee on How People Learn: A Targeted Report for Teachers, National Research Council
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0309089484

ISBN-13: 9780309089487

Pub. Date: 12/28/2004

Publisher: National Academies Press

How Students Learn: History in the Classroom builds on the discoveries detailed in the best-selling How People Learn. Now these findings are presented in a way that teachers can use immediately, to revitalize their work in the classroom for even greater effectiveness.

The book explores the importance of balancing students' knowledge of

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How Students Learn: History in the Classroom builds on the discoveries detailed in the best-selling How People Learn. Now these findings are presented in a way that teachers can use immediately, to revitalize their work in the classroom for even greater effectiveness.

The book explores the importance of balancing students' knowledge of historical fact against their understanding of concepts, such as change and cause, and their skills in assessing historical accounts. It also features illustrated suggestion for classroom activities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780309089487
Publisher:
National Academies Press
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
1,216,269
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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