Topic Objectives: To relate contemporary resources to teaching and learning in an inquiry-based classroom context and reflect on the relationships among theory, teacher role, student learning, and instructional practices.
The Community of Inquiry theoretical framework represents a process of creating a deep and meaningful (collaborative-constructivist) learning experience through the development of three interdependent elements - social, cognitive and teaching presence.
Educators have their say in final seminar on 'Big Step Forward' in RochesterFoster's Daily DemocratJohnson said she currently embraces this philosophy in her own 9th grade science class by project-based learning.
Dewey is best known for his problem-solving approach to learning. In line with his view that science and experimentation lay at the heart of learning for both a person and society, he encouraged innovation and abhorred dogmatic principles and practices.
PBL was never something I spent too much time pondering — just another way to assess learning, right? Instead of a traditional test, I allow my 4th graders to choose a project that demonstrates their learning.
New Math Books Add to Learning ExperiencePatch.comThe series is described as “an inquiry-based approach to teaching mathematics through engaging activities, discussion and problem-solving,” according to the Pearson website.
As the name implies, problems are absolutely essential for problem-based learning (PBL). Problems initiate students’ learning in PBL. In other words, if there are no problems, there will be no problem-based learning. Designing Problems For Problem Based Learning: http://bit.ly/fcRROi