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Teaching Needy Kids In Our Backward System

Teaching Needy Kids In Our Backward System

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Theories and practice discussed in this book are derived from teaching needy kids, trying to accelerate their rate of learning, and using performance data to draw conclusions about how kids learn, what kinds of practices are effective, and which are hoaxes.

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He was born November 26, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois. After graduating with class honors in philosophy from the University of Illinois in 1955, he spent time in a variety of occupations, from working in exploratory oil to being a science editor. While working as a marketing director in the early 1960s, Engelmann became interested with how children learn. This interest began with examining how much exposure was required for a young child to learn a motto or an advertising theme and what effects re...more