Why Don't Students Like School?


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Acknowledgments v The Author ix Introduction 1 CHAPTER 1 Why Don?t Students Like School? 3 CHAPTER 2 How Can I Teach Students the Skills They Need When Standardized Tests Require Only Facts? 25 CHAPTER 3 Why Do Students Remember Everything That?s on Television and Forget Everything I Say? 53 CHAPTER 4 Why Is It So Hard for Students to Understand Abstract Ideas? 87 CHAPTER 5 Is Drilling Worth It? 107 CHAPTER 6 What?s the Secret to Getting Students to Think Like Real Scientists, Mathematicians, and Historians? 127 CHAPTER 7 How Should I Adjust My Teaching for Different Types of Learners? 147 CHAPTER 8 How Can I Help Slow Learners? 169 CHAPTER 9 What About My Mind? 189 Conclusion 207 End Notes 214 Index 217 Credit Lines 225

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Daniel T. Willingham is professor of psychology at the University of Virginia, where he has taught since 1992. He writes the popular Ask the Cognitive Scientist column for American Educator magazine.

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