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Title:
The unschooled mind : how children think and how schools should teach
Author:
Gardner, Howard.
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Publication Information:
New York : BasicBooks, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xii, 303 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction : the central puzzles of learning -- Conceptualizing the development of the mind -- Initial learnings : constraints and possibilities -- Knowing the world through symbols -- The worlds of the preschooler : the emergence of intuitive understandings -- The values and traditions of education -- The institution called school -- The difficulties posed by school : misconceptions in the sciences -- More difficulties posed by school : stereotypes in the social sciences and the humanities -- The search for solutions : dead ends and promising means -- Education for understanding during the early years -- Education for understanding during the adolescent years -- Toward national and global understandings.
Reading Level:
1440 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780465088966
Format :
Book

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