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Friedman, Peggy; Alley, Robert – Theory into Practice, 1984
Case studies from teachers, special programs, and school districts illustrate a variety of ways learning styles theory can be used in educational environments. Six principles dealing with learning styles are offered to help teachers understand and use learning styles theory in the classroom. (DF)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cognitive Style, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education
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Meek, Margaret – Theory into Practice, 1982
Through stories, children become aware of their culture and make sense of their world. Past stories came from books; now they come from television. To develop a theory of children's literature, knowledge about children, about their books, and about reading must be placed in a new theoretical pattern. (PP)
Descriptors: Childhood Interests, Childrens Literature, Cultural Influences, Early Reading
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Doll, William E., Jr. – Theory into Practice, 1983
Progressive education influenced, but did not alter, the fundamental behaviorist-associationist model dominating education in the twentieth century. Post-industrial society will need the intellectual and creative abilities that the progressives fostered. Jean Piaget's work offers a model for growth and development that is an alternative to…
Descriptors: Conventional Instruction, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Philosophy
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Rosenauer, Walter – Theory into Practice, 1983
The relationships between educational theories and educational practices are discussed. Differences between a theory-to-practice approach and a goals-to-practice approach are explained. (PP)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy
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Henson, Kenneth T.; Borthwick, Paul – Theory into Practice, 1984
Matching learning styles and teaching methods may help students develop to their fullest capabilities. A brief historical view of research on teaching methods is offered, and various learning and teaching styles are defined and categorized. Future predictions focus on improved classroom management, increased student involvement, and changes in…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Educational History, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
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Bargar, Robert R.; Hoover, Randy L. – Theory into Practice, 1984
Carl Jung's theory of psychological type is explored and related to education in this article. A model of the interaction between teacher, student, subject matter, and instructional alternatives is examined and the educational implications are discussed. This theory is used to illustrate how psychological-type influences teaching and learning…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Cognitive Style, Elementary Secondary Education, Individual Differences