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Constructivist Strategies

Meeting Standards & Engaging Adolescent Minds, 1st Edition

By Chandra Foote, Catherine Battaglia, Paul Vermette

Routledge

154 pages

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Description

This book demonstrates how student-centered learning activities can help your middle and high school students meet curriculum standards. Its vivid and authentic examples will appeal to you if you embrace active learning and want to apply constructivist methodologies in your classroom.

This book explains the links between constructivism and other innovative teaching practices such as:

- cooperative learning

- multiple intelligences

- portfolio assessment

- curriculum mapping

- culturally relevant teaching

- and many others

Applications of these practices in classrooms are demonstrated and displayed by:

- sample lesson and unit plans

- summary charts

- classroom management models

- examples of student assessments

Table of Contents

- Exploring Current Beliefs

- Constructivist Theory: The Roots of the Movement

- Practical Implementations

- Concerns, Problem, and Misunderstandings

- Constructivist Teaching Practices

- Putting It All Together

- Bibliography and Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General