"The Having of Wonderful Ideas" and Other Essays on Teaching and Learning

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Teachers College Press, 2006 - Education - 208 pages
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Duckworth's ideas contained in these timeless essays are more important than ever to the public discourse on education. They are a much-needed antidote to many of today's school reform practices, where a number is accepted as an adequate representation of a student's learning. This revised edition features a new Introduction and a new chapter on critical exploration in the classroom.

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Review: The Having of Wonderful Ideas: And Other Essays on Teaching and Learning

User Review  - Emily Freeman - Goodreads

I finally finished this book! It took forever - it's a very academic book, and the early essays were difficult for me to get through without losing concentration. But, I appreciated it partly because ... Read full review

Review: The Having of Wonderful Ideas: And Other Essays on Teaching and Learning

User Review  - Jonna Higgins-Freese - Goodreads

I didn't read the whole thing, but found the collection quite engaging. There was a lovely essay about using this method (of allowing students to interact with the material and draw their own ... Read full review

Contents

The Having of Wonderful Ideas
1
The Language and Thought of Piaget
15
Either Were Too Early and They Cant Learn
31
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Eleanor Duckworth is Professor of Education at Harvard University. She worked with Jean Piaget for more than two decades, as a student and colleague.

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