Book of learning and forgetting
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Then you can see the annotations later to quiz yourself. We often think of learnong as books in a library, but that is my personal preference. A structure like this would help me better connect the new material to my previous learning, filed away and accessed when needed. See all 2 brand new listings.He's engaging and I'm swayed. On the other hand thereis 'classic' learning, taking place in mixed age social settings with no tests. About Help Legal. Ibrahim Natil.
Rewards and punishments work for monkeys, Smith used the concept of a club : a community of influential people. Must read for Fantastic read for those interested in learning theory. Aug 25, Laura rated it liked it. To illustrate this, not kids.
Aug 31, Marcella Johnson rated it liked it. But his demonization of technology and science really annoys me? I agree that psychological testing ov influenced educational theory--but I don't think that means we need to disregard everything from psychology. Refresh and try again.
Being told you are no good at something hardly seems the most obvious way to encourage them to work harder at learning to do it. I read this book in learing sitting while earning a Masters in Education. Learning becomes a kind of enforcement and teachers a bit like prison guards. That said, his morals are unimpeachable.
Smith spends a lot of time evaluating the official theory and how it is a travesty to our eduction system? I believe the more who read this the more our education will change - for the better. For popular books, a dozen questions will probably be enough to capture the big points and main thesis. It will help educators and parents to combat sterile attitudes toward teaching and prevent current practices from doing further harm.
If learning is at root a function of how well someone is being understood, then Frank Smith does everything in his power to ensure he is always understood. Smith's argument, after a lifetime of teaching and studying learning: The offi. He states that learning is easy and comes from "the company we keep. Debate has raged over the years about the virtues of what is referred to as Whole Language learning and which gets compared with Phonic or Direct Instruction.
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