Why Don’t Students Like School?

Daniel T. Willingham

Straightforward-to-apply, scientifically-based approaches for participating college students within the classroom

Cognitive scientist Dan Willingham focuses his acclaimed analysis on the organic and cognitive foundation of studying. His ebook will assist academics enhance their observe by explaining how they and their college students suppose and be taught. It reveals-the significance of story, emotion, reminiscence, context, and routine in constructing data and creating lasting studying experiences.

  • 9, easy-to-understand ideas with clear functions for the classroom
  • Contains stunning findings, reminiscent of that intelligence is malleable, and that you just can not develop “pondering abilities” with out info
  • How an understanding of the mind’s workings might help academics hone their educating abilities

“Mr. Willingham’s solutions apply simply as nicely exterior the classroom. Company trainers, entrepreneurs and, not least, dad and mom -anyone who cares about how we learn-should discover his ebook priceless studying.”
—Wall Road Journal