Schooling for Life: Reclaiming the Essence of Learning

By: Jacqueline Grennon Brooks

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If you believe that schools can go beyond test scores and standards to foster students' understanding of subjects, then here's a book that will renew your commitment to meaningful teaching and learning.

Using classroom observations and keen insights from research, one of education's foremost thinkers on constructivism explains

  • Why lessons and courses should involve students in answering challenging questions, resolving contradictions, and solving intriguing problems.
  • How focusing classroom instruction on big ideas develops student understanding as well as essential skills.
  • How replacing typical school approaches with a community of learners model will lead to higher achievement for more learners.
  • Why attempts to simplify schooling tend to subvert the goal of educating students for real life.

Title: Schooling for Life: Reclaiming the Essence of Learning

Author Name: Jacqueline Grennon Brooks

Categories: Education,

Publisher: ASCD: August 2002

ISBN Number: 0871206587

ISBN Number 13: 9780871206589

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - VeryGood

Seller ID: 263558