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Natural learning for a connected world : education, technology, and the human brain

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Teachers College Press, New York, p.240 (2011)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1060 .C334 2011

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9169093

Keywords:

Cognition in children, Education--Aims and objectives, Education--Effect of technological innovations on, Educational technology--Psychological aspects, learning, Psychology of

Abstract:

Contents: Who and what are educating our children? -- How is technology impacting the world of traditional education? -- What are the powerful beliefs about learning and teaching that keep education frozen in place? -- What do students need in order to successfully prepare for the future? -- The perception/action dynamic : the foundation for learning from life -- The science behind the perception/action cycle -- Perception/action learning -- Goals and outcomes : building rich neural networks requires real-world knowledge -- Side by side : traditional and perception/action learning -- Motivation : the engine that drives perception/action learning -- The optimal state of mind for learning -- How the system engages the low road -- Working with biological predispositions -- How a village, school, and society teach -- Implementing the guided experience approach : the three critical elements -- Relaxed alertness -- Orchestrated immersion -- Active processing -- Window into tomorrow.

Publication Language:

eng