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The Science of Education: Back to School

The Science of Education Back to School The Science of Education Back to School by the Editors of Scientific AmericanUpdated Edition This eBook has been updated to include content from two special reports on education Scientific American s

  • Title: The Science of Education: Back to School
  • Author: Scientific American
  • ISBN: 9781466824140
  • Page: 281
  • Format: ebook
  • The Science of Education Back to School by the Editors of Scientific AmericanUpdated Edition This eBook has been updated to include content from two special reports on education Scientific American s popular Learning in the Digital Age, is included almost in its entirety as the new Section 7 and analyzes the positive and negative effects of the digital revolution on eThe Science of Education Back to School by the Editors of Scientific AmericanUpdated Edition This eBook has been updated to include content from two special reports on education Scientific American s popular Learning in the Digital Age, is included almost in its entirety as the new Section 7 and analyzes the positive and negative effects of the digital revolution on education In addition, two new articles from Scientific American Mind s report The Science of Better Learning are included in Section 2 For the Love of Math and The Science of Handwriting The first examines the benefits of guided discovery programs like JUMP in teaching math, and the second discusses research that shows forming words by hand rather than typing may lead to longer term memories These and the rest of the articles in this collection explore how learning is a scientific process and offer the latest theories of education Section 1, The Lesson Plan, begins with how children learn and includes an eye opening piece by Scientific American Editor Ingrid Wickelgren on how honing certain psychological skills not only enhances learning but also helps kids fight frustration and ward off stress Other sections cover teaching the three Rs, the unique requirements of gifted children, controversies of class size, roles of parents and teachers and the imperative to improve science teaching Individual articles delve into specific issues such as how a focus on intellect over effort can negatively affect potential, the role that errors play in retention, how physical activity boosts academic achievement, the effects of parents versus peer groups on behavior and much In this anthology, Scientific American has gathered some of its best reporting on the challenges, successes and the execution of a scientific approach to education Together, they help construct a path for success for the next generation.

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    1. Book on said:

      The Science of Education: Back to School by the Editors of Scientific American"The Science of Education" is a very solid collection of articles addressing a wide-range of issues pertaining to education. This enlightening book focuses on methods and theories of both teaching and learning. The editors of Scientific American have provided the general public with a meaningful anthology on the challenges, successes and the execution of a scientific approach to education. This stimulating 183-page boo [...]

    2. John Strubhart on said:

      In this collection of articles from both Scientific American and Scientific American Mind, the authors bring the integrity of experimental science to the forefront of educational issues. All too often, educational research is grounded in shoddy methodology, bad statistics and outright pseudoscience. It has long been my opinion that methods used in educating youngsters should be grounded in primarily neuroscience, behavioral science and cognitive science with educational research taking a complim [...]

    3. Dale Hackett on said:

      Thought provoking about how we learnEvery topic is relevant and I loved the discussion of what it means to learn vs what is taught to be known. The person, child ability to think creatively is more important to brain development than being shown how to think like every one else. Play is important.

    4. Kathy on said:

      I'd already read some of this research but it was nice to revisit and there were some new interesting things I hadn't seen before. Gave me some ideas for teaching and reminded me of others I had forgotten about.

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