Liberating the Learner: Lessons for Professional Development in Education
Guy Claxton, Terry Atkinson, Marilyn Osborn, Mike Wallace
Psychology Press, 1996 - Education - 281 pages
There is clear evidence that the quality of children's learning in school is very dependant on the style of the teacher's approach and the learning environment he or she creates. This, in turn, is a reflection of teachers own beliefs, anxieties and enthusiasms about learning, often gained through their own educational experiences.
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Liberating the learner through assessment
Implicit theories of learning
sources of divergence
Understanding the apprenticeship of observation in initial teacher
Home thoughts from abroad
culture shock or learning opportunity?
The facilitation of learning
the role of the mentor
a case study
Using dissonance finding the grit in the oyster
what is transmitted?
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