The Answer Sheet: how students learn

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 03/11/2010

Willingham: Why students think they know material they don't--Part 1

In the first of three posts, cognitive scientist Daniel Willingham, a professor at the University of Virginia, tackles the subject of how students (and adults) think they know material when they don't really understand it. The second post will look at how we wind up in such a situation, and the third, how to help students overcome it.

By Valerie Strauss  |  12:50 PM ET, 03/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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