Synopses & Reviews
In this revised second edition of her indispensable classic on Piaget and teaching, renowned educator and scholar Eleanor Duckworth provides a new introduction to her wide-ranging writings, and adds a chapter on children's approaches to science.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-174) and index.
Table of Contents
The having of wonderful ideas -- The language and thought of Piaget, and some comments on learning to spell -- Either we're too early and they can't learn it, or we're too late and they know it already : the dilemma of "applying Piaget" -- A child's-eye view of knowing -- The virtues of not knowing -- Learning with breadth and depth -- Understanding children's understanding -- Structures, continuity, and other people's minds -- Making sure that everybody gets home safely -- Twenty-four, forty-two, and I love you : keeping it complex -- Teaching as research.