Constructivist Learning Design: Key Questions for Teaching to Standards

Constructivist Learning Design: Key Questions for Teaching to Standards

by George W. Gagnon, Michelle Collay
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412909562

ISBN-13: 9781412909563

Pub. Date: 12/21/2005

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Use the Constructivist Learning Design (CLD) six-step planning framework to engage students in constructivist learning events that meet standards-based outcomes.

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Overview

Use the Constructivist Learning Design (CLD) six-step planning framework to engage students in constructivist learning events that meet standards-based outcomes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412909563
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/21/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
909,469
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction: Learning Design
Situation Section: Constructivist Learning Design
Groups Section: Learning Considerations
Bridge Section: What Is Learning?
Task Section: Learning Characteristics
Exhibit: Fairy Tales Learning Episodes
Reflection Section: Precedents for Constructivist Learning Design
Concluding Remarks: Where Do We Stand?
Chapter 1: Designing Situations
Situation Section: Defining Guiding Questions
Groups Section: Co-constructing the CLD
Bridge Section: Questions for Analyzing Situations
Task Section: Revising a Situation Element
Exhibit Section: Example Situation Elements
Reflection Section: Precedents for a Situation Element
Concluding Remarks: Thoughts on Designing Situations
Chapter 2: Organizing Groups
Situation Section: Deciding on Groups
Groups Section: The Power of Collaborative Thinking
Bridge Section: Questions for Forming Groups
Task Section: Revising a Groups Element
Exhibit Section: Example Groups Elements
Reflection Section: Precedents for a Groups Element
Concluding Remarks: Thoughts on Arranging Groups
Chapter 3: Building Bridges
Situation Section: Surfacing Prior Knowledge
Groups Section: Connecting With Students’ Thinking
Bridge Section: Questions for Structuring Bridges
Task Section: Revising a Bridge Element
Exhibit Section: Example Bridge Elements
Reflection Section: Precedents for a Bridge Element
Concluding Remarks: Thoughts on Building Bridges
Chapter 4: Crafting Tasks
Situation Section: Crafting a Task
Groups Section: Thinking Together to Make Meaning
Bridge Section: Questions for Framing Tasks
Task Section: Revising a Task Element
Exhibit Section: Example Task Elements
Reflection Section: Precedents for a Task element
Concluding Remarks: Thoughts on Crafting Tasks
Chapter 5: Arranging Exhibits
Situation Section: Defining the Nature of an Exhibit
Groups Section: The Power of Students Presenting their Thinking
Bridge Section: Questions for Encouraging Exhibits
Task Section: Revising an Exhibit Element
Exhibit Section: Example Exhibit Elements
Reflection Section: Precedents for an Exhibit Element
Concluding Remarks: Thoughts on Arranging Exhibits
Chapter 6: Leading Reflections
Situation Section: Leading Reflection on Thinking
Groups Section: Reflecting on Making Meaning
Bridge Section: Questions for Inviting Reflections
Task Section: Revising a Reflection Element
Exhibit Section: Example Reflection Elements
Reflection Section: Precedents for a Reflection Element
Concluding Remarks: Thoughts on Leading Reflections
Chapter 7: Teaching Designs
Dancing a Design
Pacing, Rhythm, and Footwork
Choosing Music for the Dance
Rehearsing the Dance
A Tale of Three Dancers
Dancing Together
Inviting Administrators to the Dance
Inviting Others to the Dance
Resources
References
Index

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