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    • Teaching Minds

    • How Cognitive Science Can Save Our Schools
    • By: Roger Schank
    • Narrated by: Steven A. Berner
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 72

    From grade school to graduate school, from the poorest public institutions to the most affluent private ones, our educational system is failing students. In his provocative new book, cognitive scientist and best-selling author Roger Schank argues that class size, lack of parental involvement, and other commonly cited factors have nothing to do with why students are not learning. The culprit is a system of subject-based instruction and the solution is cognitive-based learning. This groundbreaking book defines what it would mean to teach thinking.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Mixed bag

    • By Justin on 05-08-13

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Folk Music in the United States

    • An Introduction
    • By: Helen Myers, Bruno Nettl
    • Narrated by: Steven A. Berner
    • Length: 4 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    This audiobook introduces listeners to the study of folk music as a kind of music and as an aspect of human culture. It uses music as an index to understanding American culture while it introduces listeners to various concepts in the field of ethnomusicology.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Mechanical narration almost ruins the content

    • By Lyle on 11-14-14

    Regular price: $14.95