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The Learning Power Approach

Author : Guy Claxton
ISBN : 9781506388694
Genre : Education
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Become mind-fit for life! Learning is learnable! Educators can explicitly teach positive learning attitudes and habits of mind. Guy Claxton’s powerful resource will help teachers understand how ‘every lesson, every day’ shapes the way students see themselves as learners. This important work helps us notice ‘what lies beneath’ the surface of our teaching and attend closely to the way we shape dispositions and attitudes. Readers will find: • approaches focused on building character alongside knowledge acquisition • cognitive, social and neuroscientific supportive evidence • practical illustrations and strategies Written by a renowned cognitive scientist, this book offers a set of design principles for strengthening students’ learning muscles.
Category: Education

Learning Stories

Author : Margaret Carr
ISBN : 9780857020925
Genre : Education
File Size : 88.56 MB
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This text shows how learning stories can help create learner identities and affect education, pedagogy and learning.
Category: Education

Visual Media For Teens

Author : Jane Halsall
ISBN : 9781591585442
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 50.25 MB
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Presents recommendations for librarians on films that are suitable for teenagers, covering such categories as entertainment, heroes, and identity, with advice on techology, formats, and reliable film review sources for selecting new films.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Heroes And Philosophy

Author : David K. Johnson
ISBN : 0470730390
Genre : Philosophy
File Size : 27.9 MB
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The first unauthorized look at the philosophy behind Heroes, one of TV's most popular shows When ordinary individuals from around the world inexplicably develop superhuman abilities, they question who they are, struggle to cope with new responsibilities, and decide whether to use their new power for good or for evil. Every episode of Tim Kring's hit TV show Heroes is a philosophical quandary. Heroes and Philosophy is the first book to analyze how philosophy makes this show so compelling. It lets you examine questions crucial to our existence as thinking, rational beings. Is the Company evil, or good? Does Hiro really have a destiny? Do we? Is it okay to lie in order to hide your powers or save the world? Heroes and Philosophy offers answers to these and other intriguing questions. Brings the insight of history's philosophical heavyweights such as Plato and Nietzche to Heroes characters and settings Adds a fun and fascinating dimension to your understanding of the show Expands your thinking about Heroes as the series expands from graphic and text novels to action figures and a video game Whether you're new to Heroes or have been a fan since day one, this book will take your enjoyment of the show to the next level.
Category: Philosophy

The Hero S Journey

Author : John L. Brown
ISBN : 9780871203441
Genre : Education
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Profiling six phases of the mythic hero's journey from unconscious innocence to ultimate self-awareness, argues that shared vision, purpose, and inquiry, combined with the use of the collective wisdom of myth, legend, and metaphor, can transform a school.
Category: Education

Learning Power

Author : Cynthia Johnson
ISBN : 0684849399
Genre : Learning
File Size : 70.11 MB
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A new addition to the "Power" series, "Kaplan Learning Power" shows readers how to organize their notes, read for maximum comprehension, and present reports in an organized and effective manner.
Category: Learning

Homework Heroes

Author : Drew Johnson
ISBN : PSU:000049619096
Genre : Education
File Size : 60.85 MB
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A guide for parents offers techniques for creating a positive homework experience and includes sample homework questions, tips on finding the right answers, and a review of English, math, social studies, and science concepts for grades 3-5.
Category: Education

Light Of Learning

Author : Morton Wilfred Bloomfield
ISBN : STANFORD:36105002275993
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 54.61 MB
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Morton W. Bloomfield was a great mind dedicated not only to the study of literature, his professed field, but even more to the multi-dimensional human reality which literature represents. Professor Bloomfield published articles in numerous journals in the United States, in England, Israel, and Africa. This gathering presents the reflections of the last 17 years of his life, those published after Essays and Explorations until his death in 1987. The essays included represent some of his favorite topics: Chaucer, Medieval Thought, Judaism, Contemporary Thought and Theory.
Category: Literary Criticism