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ERIC Number: EJ597085
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1784
Constructing Knowledge, Reconstructing Schooling.
Abbott, John; Ryan, Terence
Educational Leadership, v57 n3 p66-69 Nov 1999
Inquisitiveness is what drives children's learning. Cognitive scientists have devised constructivist theory to explain how an individual progresses from curiosity to new knowledge. Formal schooling has struggled unsuccessfully to simulate real-life learning situations. Emerging brain research supports bringing the community into the learning picture. (MLH)
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Language: English
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