The new sciences of brain and mind are revealing that everyone has the capacity to become a powerful, lifelong learner. We can all learn how to learn; it has little to do with conventional intelligence or educational success. Guy Claxton teaches us how to raise children who are curious and confident explorers, and how we ourselves can learn to pair problem-solving with creativity. Wise Up is essential and compelling reading for parents, educators and managers alike. Guy Claxton is Emeritus Professor of The Learning Sciences at the University of Winchester.
Wise Up: Learning to live the Learning Life
By Guy Claxton
From the author of the bestselling Building Learning Power comes a breakthrough book on the future of learning.
Network Educational Press Ltd. (2001)
16.2 x 2.5 x 23.5 cm
Building Learning Power
By Guy Claxton.
International research into how the mind works shows that we are all capable of becoming better learners. Building Learning Power applies this research directly to the work of teachers in classrooms, to provide a practical framework for fostering lifelong learning in all young people.
Book list for leaders
The essential BLP books that every school leader should read, one copy of each.
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Building 101 Ways to Learning Power (Kindle edition)
By Maryl Chambers, Graham Powell and Guy Claxton.
This handbook is written for classroom teachers who have been introduced to the idea of learning power, and who are interested in using it in practice.
The Learning Powered School: Pioneering 21st Century Education
By Guy Claxton, Maryl Chambers, Graham Powell and Bill Lucas.
Find out what the pioneers have been doing, and how it is transforming their schools.