Unformatted text preview: 6. ME must deal with the social and historical realities of American society and the global society and help students gain a better understanding of the causes of oppression and inequality, including racism, ageism, sexism, and classism. 7. ME should incorporate multicultural resources from the local community. Gollnick & Chinn, 1987 5 Principles of Constructivism Constructive pedagogy should: 1. pose problems of emerging relevance to learners 2. structure learning around big ideas or primary concepts 3. seek and value students’ points of view 4. adapt curriculum to address students’ suppositions 5. assess student learning within the context of teaching (Fosnot, 1993)...
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- Spring '08
- Multicultural Education, academic achievement levels, nonverbal communication patterns, Constructivism Constructive pedagogy