Really Raising Standards: Cognitive Intervention and Academic Achievement

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Routledge, 1994 - Education - 208 pages
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Written by experienced teachers and educational researchers Phillip Adey and Michael Shayer, Really Raising Standards analyses attempts to teach children to think more effectively and efficiently. Their practical advice on how to improve children's performance by the application of the findings of the CASE research project will radically alter the approach of many professional teachers and student teachers as to the education of children in schools. An important contribution to the application of psychological theory in education.

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Philip Adey and Michael Shayer have worked as science teachers, curriculum developers, teacher educators and researchers for over 30 years. Philip Adey is now Senior Lecturer in Science Education at King's College, London. Michael Shayer is Director of the CASE III project. They are the authors of the successful Towards a Science of Science Teaching (1981).

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