Eleanor Duckworthas ideas contained in these timeless essays are more important than ever to the public discourse on education. They are a much-needed antidote to many of todayas school reform practices, where a number is accepted as an adequate representation of a studentas learning. While touching on many subjectsafrom science, math, and poetry to learning, teaching, thinking, evaluation, and teacher educationaeach of these essays supports the authoras deeply felt belief that athe having of wonderful ideas is the essence of intellectual development.a 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. Praise for Previous Editions! aA classic-to-be.a aInstructor aA striking example of how Piagetas work could well be applied to educationato advantage and with delight.a aSchool Psychology International aAs she explains in her inspiring account of the exhilarating process of teaching and learning, now we all have the opportunity to create wonderful ideas.a aEducational Leadership aAdmirably confirms Eleanor Duckworthas ability to express complex ideas and profound insights with clarity, good sense, and relevance for classroom practice.a aThe Journal of Educational Thought Eleanor Duckworth is Professor of Education at Harvard University. She worked with Jean Piaget for more than two decades, as a student and colleague.New York: Teachers College Press. Hooper, P.(1998). They have theirownthoughts: Childrena#39;s learning of computationalideas from a cultural constructionist perspective. Unpublished dissertation, Massachusetts Institute ofTechnology. Hooperanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Having of Wonderful Ideas and Other Essays on Teaching and Learning, 3rd Ed.|
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