Chapter 10

As you remember from chapter 7 these ideas have

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Unformatted text preview: nd count to ten”) (Schneider, 1974; Whitfield, 1999). For example, with the Turtle technique young children with anger or impulse control issues are asked to imagine that they are 37 turtles in their shells (Schneider, 1974). They pull their limbs in and engage in positive self-talk such as counting to ten, or saying, “I am in control.” Constructivism and Classroom Management As we noted in Chapter 5, constructivism is a broad view of knowledge acquisition that emphasizes the need for students to construct their own knowledge, the importance of developmentally appropriate learning experiences, and the usefulness of students collaborating together as they construct their own knowledge. As you remember from Chapter 7, these ideas have resulted in a view of teachers as guides or facilitators of knowledge. Consequently constructivism requires classroom management strategies that are consistent with the view of teachers as facilitators of students’ learning and problem solving (Brophy, 1999; McCasli...
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