Unformatted text preview: Find out what students think. • Provide learning situations where students grapple with conflicting ideas. • Facilitate open debate of alternate ideas. • Use real-world investigations and materials as much as possible. • Provide multiple opportunities for meaningful conceptual learning. • Give them plenty of time to construct new concepts. Constructivist Teaching • Student centered learning environment • Involves exploration and discovery • Emphasizes sharing of ideas and discussion • Encourages making connections between new ideas and prior knowledge • Helps students build their own understanding The Goal …is to cause a shift in the conceptual framework of the learner....
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2010 for the course CHEM 100/Ph taught by Professor Lynn during the Spring '09 term at Berkeley.
- Spring '09