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The Learning Revolution in brief
A summary of the world's best learning breakthroughs

International researchers Gordon Dryden, from New Zealand, and Dr. Jeannette Vos, from California say the world needs a learning revolution to match the revolution in communications and technology.
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They say the main elements of that revolution are twofold, linking the modern marvels of brain research with the power of instantly available information and knowledge.

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In the introduction to The Learning Revolution, which has sold around 9 million copies in 1999, they highlight key breakthroughs to show that revolution in action

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* Students learning to speak a foreign language fairly fluently in eight weeks.

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* Three- and four-year-olds learning to speak three languages and read, write, spell and count, well before starting school.

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* Eight-to-ten-year-olds designing their own 21st century school - and depicting it on CD-ROMs and videotapes they have made themselves.
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* A seven-year-old getting honors in senior high-school mathematics.

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* An Alaskan high school where students operate four pilot companies while they learn exporting, foreign languages, statistics, food technology and many other interconnected

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* Teachers using music to dramatically improve educational standards. * Schools that identify and cater to a variety of "multiple intelligences".

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* The latest research into learning-styles, thinking-styles and working styles.

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* The country that is spending $2.5 million in each of its schools to introduce the world's best information technology.

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* The latest brain research and how it reveals that each one of us is using only a small part of our potential.


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. Accelerated learning
. ADHD
. Brain based learning
. Business education
. Diet-Nutrition-Education
. Distance learning
. Education futures
. Education and schools
. Elementary schools
. Emotional intelligence
. Foreign languages
. Future trends
. Games - Learning games
. Games - Teaching games
. Games - Training games
. High School Dropouts
. Home schooling
. Ideas & Critical Thinking
. Information technology
. Innovation and Thinking
. Integrated studies
. IQ tests and Intelligence
. Kaizen
. Learning Disabilities
. Learning English
. Learning organizations
. Learning society
. Learning styles
. Learning by yourself
. Memory Tricks
. Mind mapping
. Maria Montessori
. Music and Learning
. NLP
. Phonics
. Jean Piaget
. Pregnancy and Nutrition
. Preschool Education
. Quotes and Quotations
. Reading Recovery
. Ritalin and ADHD
. Schools of the future
. Self esteem
. Speed Reading
. Teaching Breakthroughs
. The Learning Revolution
. TQM
. Writing Effectively

 

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