Constructivism: Theory, Perspectives, and Practice, 2nd Ed. / Edition 2

Constructivism: Theory, Perspectives, and Practice, 2nd Ed. / Edition 2

by Catherine Fosnot
     
 

Education researchers and front-line teachers in a number of disciplines explain how the constructivist theory about knowledge and learning can suggest and inform an approach to instruction that is radically different from the models based on mechanical transmission of knowledge and hierarchy that are used in most schools now. No date is noted for the first edition.… See more details below

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Education researchers and front-line teachers in a number of disciplines explain how the constructivist theory about knowledge and learning can suggest and inform an approach to instruction that is radically different from the models based on mechanical transmission of knowledge and hierarchy that are used in most schools now. No date is noted for the first edition. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807745700
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
04/25/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction : aspects of constructivism3
Ch. 2Constructivism : a psychological theory of learning8
Ch. 3Where is the mind? : a coordination of sociocultural and cognitive constructivist perspectives39
Ch. 4A constructivist perspective on teaching and learning science61
Ch. 5A constructivist perspective on teaching and learning mathematics80
Ch. 6A constructivist perspective on teaching and learning in the language arts99
Ch. 7A constructivist pespective on teaching and learning in the arts110
Ch. 8A constructivist perspective on the role of the sociomoral atmosphere in promoting children's development132
Ch. 9A constructivist perspective from the emerging field of disability studies150
Ch. 10"Mathematics" or "mathematizing"?175
Ch. 11A first-year teacher implements a literature-based/whole-language program in a fourth-fifth grade193
Ch. 12The project approach in Reggio Emilia212
Ch. 13Teaching introductory physics to college students222
Ch. 14Being there : middle school students as coconstructors of a classroom senate246
Ch. 15Teachers construct constructivism : the Center for Constructivist Teaching/Teacher Preparation Project263
Epilogue : constructivism revisited : implications and reflections276

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