Presents case studies and examples from practitioners and examines the four major dimensions of advancing real learning: active learning, collaborative learning, learner-driven learning, learning about learning.

What is Effective Learning in Classrooms?

What is effective learning in classrooms?

We now set out what we mean by effective learning, and start by considering different conceptions of learning. Ideas about meta-cognition and meta-learning are then examined. This will be related to learning in classrooms. We will pay attention to different cultural constructions of learning, that is, what learning may mean in different countries, cultures and contexts. To do this we will draw on our experiences of working with teachers from all over the world.

In the last chapter you undertook an appreciative inquiry of effective learning in a classroom. We presented some provocative propositions that we ...

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