How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School

Saturday, January 1, 2000
Resource Type:
Reference Materials | Book | Report
Environment Type: 
Media and Technology, Public Programs, Informal/Formal Connections, K-12 Programs
General Public | Educators/Teachers | Museum/ISE Professionals | Scientists | Evaluators
Education and learning science | Health and medicine | Life science | Technology
National Research Council
Description or Abstract: 

This report from the National Research Council explores how learning changes the physical structure of the brain, how existing knowledge affects what people notice and how they learn, the amazing learning potential of infants, and the relationship between classroom learning and learning in everyday settings such as community and the workplace. It identifies learning needs and opportunities for teachers and provides a realistic look at the role of technology in education.


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