Having of Wonderful Ideas And Other Essays on Teaching and Learning

ISBN-10: 0807747300

ISBN-13: 9780807747308

Edition: 3rd 2006

Authors: Eleanor Duckworth, Milbrey McLaughlin

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The revised Third Edition of this indispensable classic on Piaget and teaching features a new introduction, a new chapter on critical exploration in the classroom, and a renewed belief in the need to educate children about peace and social justice.
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List price: $27.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Publication date: 11/7/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Milbrey W. McLaughlin is David Jacks Professor of Education at Stanford University. W. Richard Scott is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Stanford University. Sarah N. Deschenes is Senior Researcher at the Harvard Family Research Project, Harvard Graduate School of Education. Kathryn C. Hopkins is a doctoral candidate in sociology at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Anne R. Newman is Assistant Professor of Education at Washington University in St. Louis.

The having of wonderful ideas
The language and thought of Piaget, and some comments on learning to spell
Either we're too early and they can't learn it, or we're too late and they know it already : the dilemma of "applying Piaget"
A child's-eye view of knowing
The virtues of not knowing
Learning with breadth and depth
Understanding children's understanding
Structures, continuity, and other people's minds
Making sure that everybody gets home safely
Twenty-four, forty-two, and I love you : keeping it complex
Critical exploration in the classroom
Teaching as research
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