Smart Schools: From Training Memories to Educating Minds

Paperback | May 1, 1995

byDavid Perkins

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Prekins' research indicates that students from the first grade through college often have only the most superficial kind of knowledge even after considerable instruction in a subject. Here he reveals some commonly misguided strategies students use in trying to understand a topic, and why traditional-teaching approaches often fail.

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Prekins' research indicates that students from the first grade through college often have only the most superficial kind of knowledge even after considerable instruction in a subject. Here he reveals some commonly misguided strategies students use in trying to understand a topic, and why traditional-teaching approaches often fail.

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Prekins' research indicates that students from the first grade through college often have only the most superficial kind of knowledge even after considerable instruction in a subject. Here he reveals some commonly misguided strategies students use in trying to understand a topic, and why traditional-teaching approaches often fail.

He codirects the think tank "{Project Zero" at the Harvard Graduate School of Education & has authored books on mind, intelligence, creativity & learning.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.7 inPublished:May 1, 1995

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Prekins' research indicates that students from the first grade through college often have only the most superficial kind of knowledge even after considerable instruction in a subject. Here he reveals some commonly misguided strategies students use in trying to understand a topic, and why traditional-teaching approaches often fail.