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

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

by Howard E. Gardner

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Overview

Merging cognitive science with educational agenda, Gardner shows how ill-suited our minds and natural patterns of learning are to current educational materials, practices, and institutions, and makes an eloquent case for restructuring our schools. This reissue includes a new introduction by the author.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465088966
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 06/28/1993
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.82(d)
Lexile: 1440L (what's this?)

About the Author

Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor in Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Among numerous honors, Gardner received a MacArthur Prize Fellowship in 1981. In 1990, he was the first American to receive the University of Louisville's Grawemeyer Award in education. In 2000, he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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