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Ways of Learning: Learning Theories and Learning Styles in the Classroom [Paperback]

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24 Jan 2006 1843123231 978-1843123231

This is a detailed introduction to the major theories that lie behind children's learning styles. The book examines how to develop learning situations and how to plan and create the best opportunities for effective and lasting learning. It includes:

  • coverage of areas such as behaviorism, multiple intelligence, constructivism and metacoginition
  • advice on how the theoretical ideas of Piaget, Vygotsky and Bruner can be placed into a classroom context
  • outlines on how to embed learning theories into the classroom so that they make a difference immediately!

Practical and thought-provoking, this is a must have text for teachers at all levels wishing to develop a fresh approach to the learning of their pupils.



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  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: David Fulton Publishers (24 Jan 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1843123231
  • ISBN-13: 978-1843123231
  • Product Dimensions: 0.7 x 15.3 x 23 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 51,476 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
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As a teacher trainee it is essential to understand about the theorists behind a lot of the education system today. This book is the BEST book i have
found, it is very easy to read and allows you to understand the difficult theories of Vygotsky, Piaget and Gardner. This is an essential buy for
anyone involved with teaching.
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17 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent overview 12 Oct 2007
By M. Bhangal TOP 500 REVIEWER VINE VOICE
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I am not a teacher, but a web developer. I was recently required to learn the concepts and theories behind the process of learning/teaching to aid the development of online interactive content for a large multimedia client.

Having bought several books to help me achieve this aim, I can say that this book was by far the best of the pile. In the end it was one of only 2 books I needed!

It is a short read, but appears to cover everything required to gain a broad understanding of the subject.

Also recommended is Teaching today (Petty). Using Ways of learning as an overview to learning styles, and Teaching Today as an overall teaching manual, I quickly found a solid grasp of Learning styles and its place in the mainstream.

I should also mention that I have in the past written books myself, and have acted as the Technical editor for a previous Amazon USA Computer book of the year. With this in mind, I must close by saying that Ways of Learning is one the better technical books I have read in some time. Straight to the point and well written. Recommended.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Exactly what I needed 20 Sep 2013
By Bell
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very easy to read with good explanations and well set out format. theories broken down into chapters so easy to look for specific information
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