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Developing Principals as Instructional Leaders
Over an 11-year period, Community School District 2 in New York City amassed a strong record of successful school improvement in a diverse urban setting. In this article, Ms. Fink and Ms. ResnickExpand
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Education and Learning to Think
The economic and social challenges confronting the nation today demand that all citizens acquire and learn to use complex reasoning and thinking skills. Education and Learning to Think confronts theExpand
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Learning In School and Out
P opular wisdom holds that common sense outweighs school learning for getting along in the world—that there exists a practical intelligence, different from school intelligence, that matters more inExpand
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Deliberative Discourse Idealized and Realized: Accountable Talk in the Classroom and in Civic Life
Classroom discussion practices that can lead to reasoned participation by all students are presented and described by the authors. Their research emphasizes the careful orchestration of talk andExpand
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Assessing the Thinking Curriculum: New Tools for Educational Reform
In America, educational reform and testing are intimately linked. Test scores signal the need for reform, as evidenced by the attention paid to declining scores on college entrance exams andExpand
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Conceptual Bases of Arithmetic Errors: The Case of Decimal Fractions.
This study examines children's efforts to make sense of new mathematics instruction. The study documents major categories of errors that appear consistently as children learn decimal fractions. ItExpand
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The 1987 Presidential Address Learning In School and Out
opular wisdom holds that common sense outweighs school learning for getting along in the world-that there exists a practical intelligence, different from school intelligence, that matters more inExpand
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Cognition and learning.
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Shared cognition: Thinking as social practice
  • L. Resnick
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • Perspectives on socially shared cognition
  • 1991
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The mathematics instructional approaches of effective elementary teachers in urban highpoverty schools were investigated. Expand
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A Developmental Theory of Number Understanding.
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