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Understanding How We Learn : A Visual Guide - by Yana Weinstein & Megan Sumeracki (Hardcover)

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Educational practice does not, for the most part, rely on research findings. Instead, there’s a preference for relying on our intuitions about what’s best for learning. But relying on intuition may be a bad idea for teachers and learners alike.

This accessible guide helps teachers to integrate effective, research-backed strategies for learning into their classroom practice. The book explores exactly what constitutes good evidence for effective learning and teaching strategies, how to make evidence-based judgments instead of relying on intuition, and how to apply findings from cognitive psychology directly to the classroom.

Including real-life examples and case studies, FAQs, and a wealth of engaging illustrations to explain complex concepts and emphasize key points, the book is divided into four parts:

  • Evidence-based education and the science of learning
  • Basics of human cognitive processes
  • Strategies for effective learning
  • Tips for students, teachers, and parents.

Written by "The Learning Scientists" and fully illustrated by Oliver Caviglioli, Understanding How We Learn is a rejuvenating and fresh examination of cognitive psychology's application to education. This is an essential read for all teachers and educational practitioners, designed to convey the concepts of research to the reality of a teacher's classroom.

Number of Pages: X, 165 pages :
Genre: Education
Sub-Genre: General
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Yana Weinstein & Megan Sumeracki
Language: English
Street Date: August 8, 2018
TCIN: 53770686
UPC: 9781138561694
Item Number (DPCI): 248-02-8877
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