Thinking across Cultures

By Donald M. Topping; Doris C. Crowell et al. | Go to book overview

to cognitive skills can significantly improve student learning. The approach yields better mastery of the content taught and may, if used extensively, eventually improve thinking abilities.


ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

The authors would like to thank the University of Illinois South Africa Fellowship Program and the Carnegie Foundation for their support of this study.


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