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  • The Brain at Schoolby John Geake

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 38.00

    Presents research in neuroscience, particularly neuroimaging, which has implications for education. This book focuses on the theme that learning involves neural systems which arise from the dense functional interconnectivity of the brain's myriad specialised modules. more...

  • Schools for All Kinds of Mindsby Mary-Dean Barringer; Craig Pohlman; Michele Robinson; Paul Orfalea

    Wiley 2010; US$ 29.95 US$ 26.50

    This book shows how schools can--and must --develop expertise in "learning variation" (understanding how different kinds of minds learn) and apply this knowledge to classroom instruction in order to address the chronic learning challenges and achievement gap faced by millions of students. Barringer shows how using what we know about learning variation... more...

  • Making Learning Wholeby David Perkins

    Wiley 2010; US$ 21.95 US$ 19.50

    New in Paperback! Make learning more meaningful by teaching the "whole game" David Perkins, a noted authority on teaching and learning and co-director of Harvard's Project Zero, introduces a practical and research-based framework for teaching. He describes how teaching any subject at any level can be made more effective if students are introduced... more...

  • The Unified Learning Modelby Duane F. Shell; David W. Brooks; Guy Trainin; Kathleen M. Wilson; Douglas F. Kauffman; Lynne M. Herr

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 129.61

    This cutting-edge synthesis of ideas and concepts from the cognitive, motivation, and neurobiological sciences sets out a unique theory of learning that should be of interest to everyone from education practitioners to neuroscientists. The authors base their Unified Learning Model, or ULM, on three core principles. Firstly, that learning requires working... more...

  • Motivating Students for Lifelong Learningby OECD Publishing; Centre for Educational Research and Innovation

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 47.00

    How to engage and maintain teenagers’ interest in school "work"? Young children rarely lack curiosity, but as they enter the teenage years their appetite for learning often appears to shrink. Many eventually drop out before the end of compulsory schooling. Others continue to turn up for school but make the minimum effort. They are present... more...

  • Learning with the Brain in Mindby Frank McNeil

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 35.00

    Major developments in neuroscience and brain scanning in recent years have led to a huge interest in so-called 'brain-based learning' approaches. This book presents a jargon-free overview of the main findings, helps teachers to understand more about how children learn, and provides strategies for helping them to do so more effectively. more...

  • Psychology for the Classroom: Behaviourismby John Woollard

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 37.95

    Psychology for the Classroom: Behaviourism describes and reflects upon the foundations of behaviourism and the proliferation of behaviourist techniques in common practice today. Through examples drawn from research, presentation of theory, description of pedagogy and illustration by vignette, the book informs teachers and allows them to modify their... more...

  • The Decade Ahead, Part Aby Stuart Karabenick; Timothy C. Urdan

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 120.99

    The Decade Ahead, takes stock of the current state of knowledge in several areas of motivation research and looks forward to the most likely and promising avenues for research in the coming decade. more...

  • Self-instruction Pedagogyby Dennis E. Mithaug; Deidre K. Mithaug

    Charles C Thomas 2007; US$ 49.95

    This book describes a method of teaching that fosters autonomous learning in all students, including students with disabilities. The pedagogy is based on decades of research on strategy instruction as well as on a theory of learning that claims these four conditions promote self-determined learning in all learners: (1) opportunities to choose expectations... more...

  • Educational Research and Innovation; The Nature of Learningby OECD Publishing; Centre for Educational Research and Innovation

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 54.00

    What do we know about how people learn? How do young people’s motivations and emotions influence their learning? What does research show to be the benefits of group work, formative assessments, technology applications, or project-based learning and when are they most effective?  How is learning affected by family background? These are among... more...