Facilitating Cognitive Development

International Perspectives, Programs, and Practices

By Charles A Maher, Milton Schwebel

© 1986 – Routledge

209 pages

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Hardback: 9780866564151
pub: 1986-11-06
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About the Book

The vital aspects of designing, implementing, and evaluating programs and services that will facilitate cognitive development in children and adolescents are the focus of this important book. Leading scholars, researchers, and practitioners from throughout the world address these issues, offering a sound conceptual and empirical knowledge base for special services providers in taking a leadership role in facilitation of cognitive development in schools.

Table of Contents

Contents Introduction

  • Part I: Facilitating Cognitive Development: A New Educational Perspective
  • Part II: Metacognitive Methods of Instruction: Current Status and Future Prospects
  • The Practical Teaching of Thinking Using the CoRT Method
  • Learning to Learn: Mediated Learning Experiences and Instrumental Enrichment
  • Project Intelligence: An Account and Some Reflections
  • Part III: Benefits Without Gains: The Paradox of the Cognitive Effects of Early Childhood Programs and Implications for Policy
  • Stimulating Cognitive Development at Developmental Level: A Tested, Non-Remedial Preschool Curriculum for Preschoolers and Older Retarded Children
  • From Compensation to Innovation: Facilitating Cognitive Development in Belgian Schools
  • Part IV: Issues and Considerations in Designing, Implementing, and Evaluating Programs to Facilitate Cognitive Development
  • Facilitating Cognitive Development: Issues and Implications
  • Reference Notes Included

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
FAM003000
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / Adolescence
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health