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Author Gardner, Howard, 1943-
Title The unschooled mind : how children think and how schools should teach / Howard Gardner.
Pub Info New York : BasicBooks, c1991.
book jacket
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J TEACHER 370.152 GAR     DUE 03-19-20
 CCCC Collection  LB1062 .G36 1991     AVAILABLE
 Nantucket-Adult Coll.  370.15 GAR     AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 303 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-291) and indexes.
Contents Introduction : the central puzzles of learning -- Conceptualizing the development of the mind -- Initial learnings : constraints and possibilities -- Knowing the world through symbols -- The worlds of the preschooler : the emergence of intuitive understandings -- The values and traditions of education -- The institution called school -- The difficulties posed by school : misconceptions in the sciences -- More difficulties posed by school : stereotypes in the social sciences and the humanities -- The search for solutions : dead ends and promising means -- Education for understanding during the early years -- Education for understanding during the adolescent years -- Toward national and global understandings.
Summary An expert in the field of cognitive science explains the development of a child's ability to interpret the world and offers new teaching methods based on current research in early learning.
Subject Cognitive learning.
Education -- Aims and objectives.
ISBN 9780465088959 : $23.00 ($31.00 Can.)
Stndrd # 9780465088959
0465088961 (pbk)
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