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A Teacher's Guide to the Psychology of Learning By Michael J. A. Howe

A Teacher's Guide to the Psychology of Learning
by Michael J. A. Howe

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Presents an account of how children learn and of the kinds of knowledge and skills they acquire at school. This title gives practical account of learning, remembering and related processes. It draws upon cognitive psychology to increase our understanding of those kinds of learning that are needed for making progress in the classroom.
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A Teacher's Guide to the Psychology of Learning Summary


A Teacher's Guide to the Psychology of Learning by Michael J. A. Howe

This is the second edition of a highly successful book which presents a short, down-to-earth account of how children learn and of the kinds of knowledge and skills they acquire at school. Though it does not show teachers how to teach, it gives a highly practical account of learning, remembering and related processes. In common with the first edition, "A Teacher's Guide to the Psychology of Learning" draws upon the contribution of modern cognitive psychology to increase our understanding of those kinds of learning that are needed for making progress in the classroom. Together with substantial revisions, this updated edition includes a number of new chapters reflecting the increasing interest in human learning and knowledge acquisition.

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A Teacher's Guide to the Psychology of Learning Reviews


Reviews of the previous edition: "In a most readable fashion he leads us through a plethora of well-supported material." (Education) "A straightforward and very readable introduction." (Times Higher Education Supplement)

About Michael J. A. Howe


Michael Howe is Professor of Psychology at Exeter University. He is the author of many books (both trade and academic) and is a well-known expert on child geniuses.

Table of Contents


Preface. Introduction: the beginnings of human learning. Preparing for learning at school. Mental activities and human learning. Rehearsing and practicing. How existing knowledge aids learning. Intelligence and human abilities. How motivation affects learning. Reading, comprehension and learning. Extending writing skills. References. Index.

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GOR001858123
A Teacher's Guide to the Psychology of Learning by Michael J. A. Howe
Michael J. A. Howe
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1999-04-24
180
0631212272
9780631212270
N/A
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