Cognitive Development and Learning in Instructional Contexts

Cognitive Development and Learning in Instructional Contexts

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This book uses practical applications and an accessible writing style to present a summary of psychological research on students' learning of academic subject areas. The book is organized into two main sections: the general principles of learning, memory, higher-order thinking, and motivation that apply to any school-related skill and specific developmental trends in the acquisition of skills in the areas of reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies. Unlike typical books on cognitive development, these general principles are explicitly translated to classroom practice. The reader will learn what children can understand and do at various ages in these domains.You engaged in argumentative writing when you wrote your essay about deserving an aquot;A.aquot; In judging the quality of an argumentative essay, researchers look for the presence of the key elements of a well-structured argument such as claims, anbsp;...

Title:Cognitive Development and Learning in Instructional Contexts
Author:James P. Byrnes
Publisher:Allyn & Bacon - 2001


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