Education and Learning to Think
by Lauren B. Resnick
Publisher: National Academies Press 1987
Number of pages: 75
Among the topics covered are the nature of thinking and learning, the possibilities of teaching general reasoning, the attempts to improve intelligence, thinking skills in academic disciplines, methods of cultivating the disposition toward higher order thinking and learning, and the integral role motivation plays in these activities.
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