Social.School and Achievement

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School and Achievement § Schools § Achievement § Careers, Work, and Retirement
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Contemporary Approaches to Student Learning and Assessment Constructivist Approach: (Piaget) Emphasizes child’s active construction of knowledge and understanding Teacher provides support for students exploring their world and developing knowledge. Social constructivist approaches: (Vygotsky) Focuses on collaboration with others to produce knowledge and understanding. Direct Instruction Approach: Schools
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Accountability in Schools No Child Left Behind: Single score being used as sole predictor Teaching to test; use of memorization Tests don’t measure important skills like creativity and social skills Schools
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Schools and Developmental Status The child-centered kindergarten: Emphasizes the whole child, physical, cognitive, socioemotional development Needs, interests, and learning style Emphasizes learning process Montessori approach: Teacher is facilitator Children encouraged to be early decision makers Fosters independence and cognitive development skills Schools
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course PSYCH 2314 taught by Professor Michaelrose during the Spring '11 term at Collins.

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