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Education and Learning to Think By Committee on Research in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education

Education and Learning to Think
by Committee on Research in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education

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The economic and social challenges confronting the nation demand that all citizens acquire and learn to use complex reasoning and thinking skills. This volume highlights successful learning strategies, and makes specific recommendations about problems and directions requiring further study.
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Education and Learning to Think by Committee on Research in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education

The economic and social challenges confronting the nation today demand that all citizens acquire and learn to use complex reasoning and thinking skills. Education and Learning to Think confronts the issues facing our schools as they take on this mission. This volume reviews previous research, highlights successful learning strategies, and makes specific recommendations about problems and directions requiring further study. Among the topics covered are the nature of thinking and learning, the possibilities of teaching general reasoning, the attempts to improve intelligence, thinking skills in academic disciplines, methods of cultivating the disposition toward higher order thinking and learning, and the integral role motivation plays in these activities.

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About Committee on Research in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education


Committee on Research in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education

Table of Contents


1 FRONT MATTER; 2 INTRODUCTION; 3 HIGHER ORDER SKILLS: A WORKING DEFINITION AND A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE; 4 THE NATURE OF THINKING AND LEARNING: GOING BEYOND THE ROUTINE; 5 GENERAL REASONING: IMPROVING INTELLIGENCE; 6 THINKING IN THE CURRICULUM; 7 CULTIVATING THE DISPOSITION TO HIGHER ORDER THINKING; 8 SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS; 9 REFERENCES; 10 APPENDIX

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GOR009694036
Education and Learning to Think by Committee on Research in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education
Committee on Research in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education
Used - Very Good
Paperback
National Academies Press
1987-01-01
72
0309037859
9780309037853
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