Critical Commentary 1
Goodman, G. (2007). Coming to a Critical Constructivism. Educational Psychology, 07(1), 1332.
Clements, D. (1997).(Mis?) Constructing Constructivism. Teaching Children Mathematics, 97(4),
The Teacher as Guide: A Conception of the Inquiry Teacher
Teachers decide path with students, instead of for them
Believe in expedition-educator
How do you teach in the situation where questions do not have answers?
Teach students how to
Preparing for Culturally Responsive Teaching
How to improve the school success of ethnically diverse students?
Through Culturally Responsive Teaching
Preparing teachers in perspective education programs with the knowledge,
attitudes, and skills needed
Save the Penguins
Scientist argue that human activity have causes the earth to warm up
Save the Penguins is curriculum designed to teach kids that what we do at home
effects the penguins in the Southern Hemisphere
Learn how engineers are addressing
Social Constructivism in the Classroom
Ongoing Co-construction of each students ZPD
On the spot judgments about how to best facilitate students
Children with difficulties also benefit from this approach
1.) Teachers using Constructivist principles e
Cognitive and Social Constructivism: Developing Tools for an Effective Classroom
What is an Effective Classroom?
Teacher and students are communicating optimally
Dependent on using constructivist strategies, tools, and practices
Two Types of Construct
Eight Ways to Do Science Inquiry
A study of over 300 inquiry activities: eights models have come out of this study
A well-defined procedure for collecting data
Treated as a tool
Students who learn protocol in an initial circumstance can
September 29, 2014
Gay, Geneva. Preparing for Culturally Responsive Teaching. Journal of Teacher
A major concern in schools, especially schools in the Rochester city district, is
the ability for teachers to
CC Week 4
Powell, K & Kalina, C. Cognitive and Social Constructivism: Developing tools for an
Effective Classroom. Project Innovation, (130), 241-250.
Watson, J. Social Constructivism in the classroom. Support for Learning. 01(16), 140
Coming to a Critical Constructivism
Freedom writers is a good example of a proper pedagogy
Before Piaget- children were seen as small adults or bothersome on society
The abuse and mistreatment of children made Piagets work more influential.