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Natural learning for a connected world : education, technology, and the human brain / Renate N. Caine, Geoffrey Caine ; foreword by Joseph Chilton Pearce.

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Author/Creator:
Caine, Renate Nummela.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2011
Imprint:
New York : Teachers College Press, c2011.
Format:
  • Book
  • xiv, 240 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-229) and index.
Contents:
  • Who and what are educating our children?
  • How is technology impacting the world of traditional education?
  • What are the powerful beliefs about learning and teaching that keep education frozen in place?
  • What do students need in order to successfully prepare for the future?
  • The perception/action dynamic : the foundation for learning from life
  • The science behind the perception/action cycle
  • Perception/action learning
  • Goals and outcomes : building rich neural networks requires real-world knowledge
  • Side by side : traditional and perception/action learning
  • Motivation : the engine that drives perception/action learning
  • The optimal state of mind for learning
  • How the system engages the low road
  • Working with biological predispositions
  • How a village, school, and society teach
  • Implementing the guided experience approach : the three critical elements
  • Relaxed alertness
  • Orchestrated immersion
  • Active processing
  • Window into tomorrow.
Contributor:
Caine, Geoffrey.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780807751909
0807751901
9780807751893
0807751898

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