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The Nature of Learning - Practitioner Guide - OECD

Using Research to Inspire Practice: The Nature of Learning

"What do we know about how people learn? How do young people's motivations and emotions influence their learning? What does research show to be the benefits of group work, formative assessments, technology applications, or project-based learning and when are they most effective?  How is learning affected by family background? "

These are among the questions addressed for the OECD by leading researchers from North America and Europe. This PDF booklet summarises the findings as seven key principles.  

See also: "Networks of Inquiry and Innovation"