How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School

January 1st, 2000 | RESEARCH

This report from the National Research Council explores how learning changes the physical structure of the brain, how existing knowledge affects what people notice and how they learn, the amazing learning potential of infants, and the relationship between classroom learning and learning in everyday settings such as community and the workplace. It identifies learning needs and opportunities for teachers and provides a realistic look at the role of technology in education.


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National Research Council, Author, National Research Council


Identifier Type: isbn
Identifier: 978-0-309-07036-2

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Full Text from National Academy Press


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Discipline: Education and learning science | Health and medicine | Life science | Technology
Resource Type: Book | Reference Materials | Report
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