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Schooling for Life: Reclaiming the Essence of Learning
     

Schooling for Life: Reclaiming the Essence of Learning

by Jacqueline Grennon Brooks
 

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ISBN-10: 0871206587

ISBN-13: 9780871206589

Pub. Date: 01/28/2002

Publisher: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development

If you believe that schools can go beyond test scores and standards to foster students’ understanding of subjects, then here’s a book that will renew your commitment to meaningful teaching and learning.

Using classroom observations and keen insights from research, one of education’s foremost thinkers on constructivism explains

  • Why

Overview

If you believe that schools can go beyond test scores and standards to foster students’ understanding of subjects, then here’s a book that will renew your commitment to meaningful teaching and learning.

Using classroom observations and keen insights from research, one of education’s foremost thinkers on constructivism explains

  • Why lessons and courses should involve students in answering challenging questions, resolving contradictions, and solving intriguing problems.
  • How focusing classroom instruction on big ideas develops student understanding as well as essential skills.
  • How replacing typical school approaches with a community of learners model will lead to higher achievement for more learners.
  • Why attempts to simplify schooling tend to subvert the goal of educating students for real life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780871206589
Publisher:
Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
6.58(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.34(d)

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