The Resource Why don't students like school?, Daniel T. Willingham, (eaudio)

Why don't students like school?, Daniel T. Willingham, (eaudio)

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Why don't students like school?
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Why don't students like school?
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Daniel T. Willingham
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eng
Summary
Kids are naturally curious, but when it comes to school it seems like their minds are turned off. Why is it that they can remember the smallest details from their favorite television programs, yet miss the most obvious questions on their history test?Cognitive scientist Dan Willingham has focused his acclaimed research on the biological and cognitive basis of learning and has a deep understanding of the daily challenges faced by classroom teachers. This book will help teachers improve their practice by explaining how they and their students think and learn-revealing the importance of story, emotion, memory, context, and routine in building knowledge and creating lasting learning experiences.In this breakthrough book, Willingham has distilled his knowledge of cognitive science into a set of nine principles that are easy to understand and have clear applications for the classroom. Some examples of his surprising findings are:-"Learning styles" don't exist. The processes by which different children think and learn are more similar than different.-Intelligence is malleable. Intelligence contributes to school performance and children do differ, but intelligence can be increased through sustained hard work.-You cannot develop "thinking skills" in the absence of facts. We encourage students to think critically, not just memorize facts. However, thinking skills depend on factual knowledge for their operation.Why Don't Students Like School is a basic primer for every teacher who wants to know how their brains and their students' brains work and how that knowledge can help them hone their teaching skills
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Midwest
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Willingham, Daniel T.
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Read by Paul Costanzo
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  • Costanzo, Paul
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  • Effective teaching
  • Learning, Psychology of
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adult
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Why don't students like school?, Daniel T. Willingham, (eaudio)
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hoopla date: 02/15/2013, 02/15/2013 to 12/31/9999
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digital storage
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (420 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781452624198
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT10755787
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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10755787
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MWT10755787
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Why don't students like school?, Daniel T. Willingham, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Note
hoopla date: 02/15/2013, 02/15/2013 to 12/31/9999
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (420 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781452624198
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10755787
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10755787
System control number
MWT10755787
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable

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