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Summarizing research from theorists such as Robert J. Marzano and Daniel Goleman, this revised volume helps educators understand and utilize brain research to build high-achievement classrooms.
Chapter 7: Structuring the Interaction with Thinking
Structuring the Interaction with Thinking
We are going to have to find ways of organizing ourselves cooperatively, sanely, scientifically, harmonically and in regenerative spontaneity with the rest of humanity around the earth. … We are not going to be able to operate our spaceship earth successfully nor for much longer unless we see it as a whole spaceship and our fate as common. It has to be everybody or nobody.
In keeping with the constructivist theory of learning, which states that learning is constructed in the mind of each learner as that learner makes sense of new and incoming information, both active/engaged learning and experiential learning are paramount considerations. Active/engaged learning requires the intense, hands-on involvement of the learner; the learner ...