How Children Think and Learn / Edition 2

How Children Think and Learn / Edition 2

by David Wood
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How Children Think and Learn / Edition 2

This is the second edition of a textbook that has met with enthusiastic acclaim since its publication in 1988. It explores in detail theories and discussions of how children think and learn. It also looks at the practical implications of research and acknowledges some of the difficult problems teachers face when trying to put theory and research into practice in the classroom.

  • Discusses important new research in developmental psychology that has taken place since the first edition was published in 1988
  • Provides an excellent resource for both psychology students and educationalists
  • Includes substantially revised chapters on mathematics and classroom education

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631200079
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/28/1998
Series: Understanding Children's Worlds Series , #19
Edition description: REV
Pages: 334
Product dimensions: 6.05(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: From Pavlov to Piaget.

1. Images of Childhood and their Reflection in Teaching.

2. A Decade of Development.

3. Are there Stages of Development?.

4. Learning how to Think and Learn.

5. Language and Learning.

6. Making Sense.

7. The Literate Mind.

8. The Mathematical Mind.

9. Education and Educatability.


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