Cognitive Development and Learning in Instructional Contexts, by Byrnes, James P.
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- ISBN: 9780205507719 | 0205507719
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 9/18/2007
KEYBENEFIT:This book uses practical applications and an accessible writing style to present a summary of psychological research on students'learning of academic subject areas. The text is organized into three main sections. 1. General principles of learning, memory, intelligence, problem-solving, and motivation that apply to any school-related skill. 2. Specific developmental trends in the acquisition of skills in the areas of reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies. 3. Understanding gender and ethnic differences in achievement. For educators.