The Unschooled Mind: How Children Think and how Schools Should Teach

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BasicBooks, 1991 - Education - 303 pages
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The author of "Frames of Mind" and "The Mind's New Science" merges cognitive science with the educational agenda, beginning with a fascinating look at the young child's mind and concluding with a sweeping program for educational reform."An invaluable book for teachers, school administrators, parents and policy makers."--Vivian Gussin Paley, "New York Times Book Review"

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Review: The Unschooled Mind: How Children Think And How Schools Should Teach

User Review  - Susan Striepe - Goodreads

This book should ideally be read with Piaget and Vygotsky. The three make a complementary trilogy. Gardner also introduces the idea that mental growth and development is not a uniform and regulated ... Read full review

Review: The Unschooled Mind: How Children Think And How Schools Should Teach

User Review  - Becky - Goodreads

Nice overview of educational policy and a few new reform ideas! Read full review

About the author (1991)

Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor in Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Among numerous honors, Gardner received a MacArthur Prize Fellowship in 1981. In 1990, he was the first American to receive the University of Louisville's Grawemeyer Award in education. In 2000, he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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