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ERIC Number: ED591769
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Aug-30
Pages: 166
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: 978-1-1385-6169-4
ISSN: N/A
Understanding How We Learn: A Visual Guide
Weinstein, Yana; Sumeracki, Megan; Caviglioli, Oliver
Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
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: (1) Evidence-based education and the science of learning; (2) Basics of human cognitive processes; (3) Strategies for effective learning; and (4) 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.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A