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Making Learning Whole: How Seven Principles of Teaching Can Transform Education

Book Specification

Binding Paperback
Language English
Number Of Pages 252
Author David N. Perkins
Publisher Jossey-Bass Inc Pub
Isbn-10 0470633719
Isbn-13 9780470633717
Dimension 14.99*2.29*22.35

Making Learning Whole: How Seven Principles of Teaching Can Transform Education

David N. Perkins's Making Learning Whole: How Seven Principles of Teaching Can Transform Education

New in Paperback! Make learning more meaningful by teaching the"whole game"

David Perkins, a noted authority on teaching and learning andco-director of Harvard's Project Zero, introduces a practical andresearch-based framework for teaching. He describes how teachingany subject at any level can be made more effective if students areintroduced to the "whole game," rather than isolated pieces of adiscipline. Perkins explains how learning academic subjects shouldbe approached like learning baseball or any game, and hedemonstrates this with seven principles for making learning whole:from making the game worth playing (emphasizing the importance ofmotivation to sustained learning), to working on the hard parts(the importance of thoughtful practice), to learning how to learn(developing self-managed learners).

  • Vividly explains how to organize learning in ways that allowpeople to do important things with what they know
  • Offers guidelines for transforming education to prepare ouryouth for success in a rapidly changing world
  • Filled with real-world, illustrative examples of the sevenprinciples

At the end of each chapter, Perkins includes "Wonders ofLearning," a summary of the key ideas.

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Amazon, Paperback Rs. 1240.0

Why you should read Making Learning Whole: How Seven Principles of Teaching Can Transform Education by David N. Perkins

This book has been written by David N. Perkins, who has written books like Making Learning Whole: How Seven Principles of Teaching Can Transform Education,Thinking Connections: Learning to Think and Thinking to Learn. The books are written in Education category. This book is read by people who are interested in reading books in category : Education. So, if you want to explore books similar to This book, you must read and buy this book.

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Excellent 8 hours
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Note: A slow reader usually reads 100 words per minute, an average reader 200 words per minute, an average reader 300 words per minute and an excellent leader reads about 600-1000 words per minute, however the comprehension may vary.

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