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This page contains resources pertaining to Teacher Education, Parent Education and School Promotion. The site is used by educators from more than 60 countries and averages about 1800 views per month.

The information is presented in three different formats: articles, videos, and transcripts from a weekly on-line Q and A chat room called Ask a Mentor. The information is organized by class level, audience, content, and format. Resources pertaining to more than one area are cross-referenced.

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

How Children Learn by Stella Vosniadou
























This article identifies twelve conditions that promote learning. Here are a few to whet your appetite:
1. "Learning requires the active, constructing involvement of the learner."
2. "Learning is primarily a social activity and participation in the social life  of the school is central for learning to occur."
3. "People learn best when they participate in activities that are perceived to be useful in real life and are culturally relevant."


The article is organized in such a way that you can read in front to back or 
just look at each of the twelve points. 
Click here to read entire paper

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