Creating and Sustaining the Constructivist Classroom / Edition 2

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Overview

Updated Edition of Bestseller!

Marlowe and Page bring together constructivist theory with step-by-step guidance and ready-to-use checklists to make constructivist learning a reality in your classroom.

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Editorial Reviews

Pamela Galvani
Praise for the First Edition:

"Lots of fresh ideas, along with some very helpful suggestions."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412914512
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 4/28/2005
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 168
  • Sales rank: 451,683
  • Product dimensions: 6.96 (w) x 10.86 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Meet the Author

Bruce A. Marlowe
Bruce A. Marlowe earned his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. where he also completed two years of postdoctoral training in neuropsychological assessment. He is the co-author (with Marilyn Page) of Creating and Sustaining the Constructivist Classroom (Corwin Press) and of a 6- part video series entitled, Creating the Constructivist Classroom (The Video of Journal Education). He is also the co-editor (with Alan Canestrari) of Educational Psychology in Context: Readings for Future Teachers. He has taught at the elementary, secondary and University levels and is currently Professor of Educational Psychology and Special Education at Roger Williams University.

Marilyn Page is author (with Bruce Marlowe) of Creating and Sustaining the Constructivist Classroom (Corwin Press, 1998, 2005) and Creating the constructivist classroom, a six part video series for grades K-12 (The Video Journal of Education, 1999). She began her career in education as a high school social studies and Spanish teacher and has taught in every grade 7 through 12, at every academic level, in rural, suburban, and urban school systems in different parts of the United States. She has taught at the university level and worked with pre- and in-service teachers, grades K-12, for 20 years. She also directed a major and complex research project for the development of K-12 professional certification requirements in the State of Washington. In addition to full time university teaching responsibilities, she has been the technology coordinator for education programs at two universities and developed the first Middle School Teacher Preparation programs in the Vermont State College System. She earned her Ed D from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst in Instructional Leadership and in Educational Media and Instructional Technology. She consults on novice teacher, reform, classroom management, and technology issues in education. She lives in State College, Pennsylvania.

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1. The Novice Teacher: Armed and Dangerous
2. Foundations of Constructivism: Forging a Way Back to the Future
3. What Do the Experts Say? Listening to the Research and Professional Teachers' Organizations
4. Self Assessment: Look Before, While, and After You Leap
5. Standards and Assessment: The Real Basics
6. Models: Getting Your Feet Wet
7. Diving In: Teachers Tell Their Stories
8. Technology in the Constructivist Classroom: Untangling the Web
9. Multiculturalism: Making the Most of the Classroom Mosaic
10. Inclusion: Why Special Education Isn't
11. Epilogue: Redemption and Bon Voyage
References
Additional Readings
Index

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