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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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- Spring '09