Why don't students like school?: a cognitive scientist answers questions about how the mind works and what it means for your classroom /Daniel T. Willingham. ficult for a student, it should be no surprise that she doesn't like school much. The cognitive principle that guides this article is: People are naturally curious, but. Easy-to-apply, scientifically-based approaches for engaging students in the classroomCognitive scientist Dan Willingham focuses his acclaimed research on the.
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Some examples of his surprising findings are: The processes by which different children think and learn are more similar than different. Intelligence contributes to school performance and children do differ, but intelligence can be increased through sustained hard work.
We encourage students to think critically, not just memorize facts. However, thinking skills depend on factual knowledge for their operation. Why Don't Students Like School is a basic primer for every teacher who wants to know how their brains and their students' brains work and how that knowledge can help them hone their teaching skills.
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About this book Easy-to-apply, scientifically-based approaches for engaging students in the classroom Cognitive scientist Dan Willingham focuses his acclaimed research on the biological and cognitive basis of learning. Nine, easy-to-understand principles with clear applications for the classroom Includes surprising findings, such as that intelligence is malleable, and that you cannot develop "thinking skills" without facts How an understanding of the brain's workings can help teachers hone their teaching skills "Mr.
Author Bios Daniel T. Willingham is professor of psychology at the University of Virginia, where he has taught since Free Access.