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Nancy Torrance is Research Associate in the Center for Applied Cognitive Science at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.
List of Contributors.
1. Introduction: Rethinking the Role of Psychology in Education: David R. Olson and Nancy Torrance.
Part I: Setting the Stage: How Theories of Human Development Relate to Education:.
Part A: Psychological Foundations of Child-centered Pedagogy:.
2. Folk Psychology and Folk Pedagogy: David R. Olson and Jerome S. Bruner.
3. The Age of Innocence Reconsidered: Preserving the Best of the Progressive Traditions in Psychology and Education: Howard Gardner, Bruce Torff, and Thomas Hatch.
4. A Rereading of Dewey's Art as Experience: Pointers Toward a Theory of Learning: Maxine Greene.
5. Changing Views of Knowledge and Their Impact on Educational Research and Practice: Robbie Case.
6. Rethinking the Historical Role of Psychology in Educational Reform: Barbara Beatty.
Part B: Pedagogical Perspectives on Human Development:.
7. Rethinking the Concept of Learning Disabilities: The Demise of Aptitude/Achievement Discrepancy: Keith E. Stanovich and Paula J. Stanovich.
8. Rethinking Readiness for Learning: Rita Watson.
9. Language and Literacy Development: Discontinuities and Differences: Lowry Hemphill and Catherine Snow.
10. Accommodating Diversity in Early Literacy Learning: Marie M. Clay.
11. Writing and Learning to Write: Gunther Kress.
12. Rethinking the Role of Emotions in Education: Keith Oatley and Seema Nundy.
Part II: Biological and Cultural Foundations of Pedagogy:.
Part A: The Very Possibility of Education:.
13. Pedagogy and Imitation in Monkeys: Yes, No, or Maybe? Elisabetta Visalberghi and Dorothy M. Fragaszy.
14. Why Animals Lack Pedagogy and Some Cultures Have More of it Than Others: David Premack and Anne James Premack.
15. Humanly Possible: Education and the Scope of the Mind: Margaret Donaldson.
16. Acceptable Ignorance, Negotiable Disagreement: Alternative Views of Learning: Jacqueline J. Goodnow.
Part B: Cultural Context of Human Development and Education:.
17. Cultural Learning and Learning Culture: Ann C. Kruger and Michael Tomasello.
18. Models of Teaching and Learning: Participation in a Community of Learners: Barbara Rogoff, Eugene Matusov, and Cynthia White.
19. The Individual-Society Antimony Revisited: Productive Tensions in Theories of Human Development, Communication, and Education: James V. Wertsch and William R. Penuel.
20. Some Educational Implications of Genre-based Mental Models: The Interpretative Cognition of Text Understanding: Carol Fleisher Feldman and David A. Kalmar.
21. Habits of Mind for a Learning Society: Educating for Human Development: Daniel Keating.
Part III: Schooling Minds:.
Part A: The Language and Culture of Schooling:.
22. Rethinking Learning: Carl Bereiter and Marlene Scardamalia.
23. The Development of Understanding: Kieran Egan.
24. The Learner's Experience of Learning: Terence Marton and Shirley Booth.
25. Understanding and Empowering the Child as a Learner: Ingrid Pramling.
26. The Language of Mind: Its Role in Teaching and Learning: Janet Wilde Astington and Janette Pelletier.
Part B: Coping with Content:.
27. Schooling and the Acquisition of Theoretical Knowledge: Frank C. Keil and Chana S. Silberstein.
28. From Folk Biology to Scientific Biology: Scott Atran.
29. Cognitive and Cultural Factors in the Acquisition of Intuitive Biology: Giyoo Hatano and Kayoko Inagaki.
30. What Do 'Just Plain Folk' Know about Physics? Andrea A. Disessa.
31. Agreeing to Disagree: Developing Sociable Mathematical Discourse: Magdalene Lampert, Peggy Ritten House, and Carol Crumbaugh.
32. Conceptualizing the Growth of Historical Understanding: Peter Seixas.