Powerful Learning: What We Know About Teaching for Understanding

Powerful Learning: What We Know About Teaching for Understanding

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Powerful Learning: What We Know About Teaching for Understanding by Linda Darling-Hammond, Brigid Barron, P. David Pearson, Alan H. Schoenfeld

In Powerful Learning, Linda Darling-Hammond and an impressive list of co-authors offer a clear, comprehensive, and engaging exploration of the most effective classroom practices. They review, in practical terms, teaching strategies that generate meaningful K–2 student understanding, and occur both within the classroom walls and beyond. The book includes rich stories, as well as online videos of innovative classrooms and schools, that show how students who are taught well are able to think critically, employ flexible problem-solving, and apply learned skills and knowledge to new situations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470276679
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/08/2008
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 561,888
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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