Natural learning for a connected world : education, technology, and the human brain
Source:Teachers College Press, New York, p.240 (2011)
Call Number:Cubb LB1060 .C334 2011
Keywords:Cognition in children, Education--Aims and objectives, Education--Effect of technological innovations on, Educational technology--Psychological aspects, learning, Psychology of
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.