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How much are our young people learning?

J. Stanley Ahmann

How much are our young people learning?

The story of the national assessment

by J. Stanley Ahmann

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Published by Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation in Bloomington, Ind .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Educational tests and measurements -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 37.

    Statementby J. Stanley Ahmann.
    SeriesFastback ; 68, Fastback -- 68.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB3051 .A5613
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37 p. ;
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17760350M

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      The research outcomes on visual learning make complete sense when you consider that our brain is mainly an image processor (much of our sensory cortex is devoted to vision), not a word processor. Young children aged are naturally sociable and curious and interested in communicating with other people in a variety of ways including eye contact and developing language. Communication and Language is the fundamental to young children’s learning and development because it is a fundamental aspect of life.


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“A fun, practical book about how to help your kids build the most important skill in life: the skill of learning.” —Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Give and Take, Originals, and Option B with Sheryl Sandberg "Young people are expected to learn, but are rarely taught how/5(56).

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Adults of 65 and over were the age group least likely to have read a book in the past year, said Pew. How older people learn learning should have a different effect on the brain in older people than in young adults: the age-related enhanced brain activity should be.

Looking at and listening to picture and story books is a ubiquitous activity, enjoyed by many young children and their parents. Well before children can read for themselves they are able to learn from books. Looking at and listening to books increases children’s general knowledge, understanding about the world and promotes language acquisition.

Capitalising on children’s. In the past we have often focussed on teaching. The emphasis has shifted much more towards the learning. The role of the leader, teacher or youth worker is much more about making sure that children and young people are able to learn.

Take a few moment to think about when and how you learn best. Understanding how young children learn helps us adapt our teaching or parenting to meet their needs in more effective ways.

This helps us to fulfil their needs and leads to a happy child, which is also great for us adults. Young children learn holistically, which means they learn from everything all at the same time.

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