How Learning Happens by Paul Kirschner and Carl Hendrick is a research-informed, concise and accessible book that turns research insights into practical advice and is a fantastic introduction to some key theories and concepts in educational psychology.
How Learning Happens offers a roadmap of the most important discoveries in how learning happens. Paul Kirschner and Carl Hendrick examine a range of work and explain its significance before describing the research, its implications for practice, how it can be used in the classroom, and the key takeaways for teachers.
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How Learning Happens
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Part I - Five Points about Cognition
Part II - Six Points about Prerequisites for Learning
Part III - Four Points about Activities that Support Learning
Part IV - Six Points about Effective Teaching
Part V - Four Points about the Role of Context
Part VI - Three Points about Popular Misconceptions
23 minutes - 7 videos
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