The Unschooled Mind: How Children Think and How Schools Should Teach

The Unschooled Mind: How Children Think and How Schools Should Teach

by Howard Gardner
     
 

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Merging cognitive science with educational agenda, Gardner makes an eloquent case for restructuring our schools by showing just how ill-suited our minds and natural patterns of learning are to the prevailing modes of education. This reissue includes a new introduction by the author.  See more details below

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Merging cognitive science with educational agenda, Gardner makes an eloquent case for restructuring our schools by showing just how ill-suited our minds and natural patterns of learning are to the prevailing modes of education. This reissue includes a new introduction by the author.

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The author of Frames of mind and The mind's new science now merges cognitive science with the educational agenda, showing how ill- suited our minds and natural patterns of learning are to current educational materials, practices, and institutions, and proposes a restructuring of our schools based upon the latest research in learning. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465024384
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
03/29/2011
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
603,840
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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"An invaluable book for teachers, school administrators, parents and policy makers."

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Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Senior Director of Harvard Project Zero. The author of more than twenty books and the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and twenty-one honorary degrees, he lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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