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Supplying a foundation for understanding the development of the brain and the learning process, this text examines the physical and environmental factors that influence how we acquire and retain information throughout our lives. The book also lays out practical strategies that educators can take directly into the classroom.
With nearly 450 entries, these two-volumes are the first reference work to bring the strands of reform and reformers, dissent and dissenters, together in one place as a resource for scholars, teachers, policymakers, parents, and students, including those who are studying to enter the teaching profession
This publication reflects the myriad theories that have developed over the past century to explain how we acquire, organize and deploy knowledge and skills. Providing up-to-date, wide-ranging and authoritative coverage, this is the first reference of its kind.