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.
Your Learning Powered Mind Poster
A full-colour A2-sized poster showing the dispositions and capacities of a powerful learner. Use it as a public prompt for teachers and students in all classrooms
What’s the Point of School?: Rediscovering the Heart of Education
By Guy Claxton
A powerful and timely examination of why our schools are built to fail, and how to redesign them to meet the needs of the modern world.
Pathways to Classroom Observation
By Graham Powell, Maryl Chambers and Gillian Baxter.
This handbook explores a range of purposes and methods for classroom observation, with the emphasis throughout on supporting teacher development.