Chapter 10 - understanding and use of a cultures skills....

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Chapter 10 Social constructivist approach - emphasizes the social contexts of learning and that knowledge is mutually built and constructed Situated cognition - an important assumption in the social constructivist approaches. It refers to the idea that thinking is located in social and physical contexts, not within an individual’s mind. Cognitive Apprenticeship - a technique in which an expert stretches and supports a novice’s
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Unformatted text preview: understanding and use of a cultures skills. Tutoring Mentors Peer Tutors o Cross-age peer tutoring usually works better than same-age Aides Cooperative Learning-occurs when students work in small groups to help each other learn Increased responsibility Increased motivation Creates classroom community...
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2011 for the course ECONOMICS 101 taught by Professor Johnson during the Fall '11 term at Michigan State University.

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