This is a detailed introduction to the major theories that lie behind children's learning styles. The book examines how to develop learning situations and how to plan and create the best opportunities for effective and lasting learning. It includes:
- coverage of areas such as behaviorism, multiple intelligence, constructivism and metacoginition
- advice on how the theoretical ideas of Piaget, Vygotsky and Bruner can be placed into a classroom context
- outlines on how to embed learning theories into the classroom so that they make a difference immediately
Practical and thought-provoking, this is a must have text for teachers at all levels wishing to develop a fresh approach to the learning of their pupils.