Discussion+Map - Roles for Teachers Guide on the Side:...

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Discussion "Map" (Handout) A teacher encouraging students to construct their own conceptual understanding can use a structure for questioning that encourages discussion and helps to “unpack” misconceptions. • Ask a broad question • Listen to student response(s) and try find out their ideas • Ask for the evidence for their explanation • Ask for alternative opinions or ideas • Ask a question leading back to the main discussion topic
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Unformatted text preview: Roles for Teachers Guide on the Side: Teachers who see themselves as facilitators of student learning, helping to direct individual student discoveries and acting as co-collaborators while investigating topics together. Sage on the Stage: Teachers who see themselves as the primary bearers of information and understanding, experts whose role is to fill students’ “blank slates” with correct information....
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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 University of California, Berkeley.

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