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ERIC Number: EJ692317
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 9
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0040-5841
Styles of Thinking as a Basis of Differentiated Instruction
Sternberg, Robert J.; Zhang, Li-fang
Theory Into Practice, v44 n3 p245-253 2005
We consider how to differentiate instruction using a theory of thinking styles as a basis for differentiation. The article opens with a consideration of why styles are important. Then it considers some general characteristics of styles, presents the theory of mental self-government, considers issues of measurement, and presents data supporting the theory. Next, it discusses application of the theory in the classroom. Finally, it draws conclusions.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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