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    Expansive Education (Paperback) By (author) Bill Lucas, By (author) Guy Claxton, By (author) Ellen Spencer

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    DescriptionTeachers from schools across the world believe that there is more to education than success in examinations. Many practitioners are becoming increasingly familiar with expansive education concepts such as learning dispositions, habits of mind, and expandable intelligence, and are striving to instill these valuable mind-sets into their pupils. In this groundbreaking and visionary book, acclaimed authors Lucas, Claxton and Spencer define, consolidate and reinforce this revolutionary shift. Expansive Education: Teaching learners for the real world showcases a growing number of schools that are developing methods of teaching and learning that deliberately cultivate powerful learners. Drawing on established theory as well as current research and practice, this essential resource encapsulates the best of these approaches, and demonstrates discernible links to achievement gains and learner engagement. Expansive Education offers: Radical thinking about the purpose of schools, underpinned by latest literature from the learning sciences A critical exploration of what works in practice and an analysis of pioneering concepts that support dispositional approaches to learning A scaffolding framework that assists teachers in consistently choosing those methods most likely to create expansive learning environments A powerful manifesto for individual schools, clusters of schools, districts and national systems to articulate a different vision of education and a means of tracking real progress.


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    Title
    Expansive Education
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bill Lucas, By (author) Guy Claxton, By (author) Ellen Spencer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 149 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 368 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780335247554
    ISBN 10: 0335247555
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27220
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 23
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    Libri: I-ED
    LC classification: LB
    B&T General Subject: 340
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    Abridged Dewey: 371
    BISAC V2.8: EDU029000, EDU009000
    DC21: 370.1523
    DC22: 370.1523
    BIC subject category V2: JN
    Ingram Theme: INDS/EDCSTD
    Thema V1.0: JNC
    Edition
    1
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    01 September 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Milton Keynes
    Author Information
    Bill Lucas is Co-Director of the Centre for Real-World Learning at the University of Winchester. Guy Claxton is Co-Director of the Centre for Real-World Learning, and Professor of the Learning Sciences, at the University of Winchester. Ellen Spencer is Senior Researcher at the Centre for Real-World Learning (CRL).
    Table of contents
    Foreword from Arthur L Costa Widening goals, strengthening minds and creating enquiring teachers The evolution of expansive education Current approaches to expansive education Expansive Pedagogy: a new model Expansive education: a theory and a call to action