How do students truly learn? What is the best way to teach? Where do you go for help? Every day, you face the challenge of engaging students in learning, often to disappointing results. This book provides a myriad of voices at your side supporting you with sound educational philosophy and practical ideas for teaching your students. Teaching the Way Students Learn: Practical Applications for Today's Classrooms helps you explore the social constructivist paradigm through instructional strategies and true life "teaching memoirs." Constructivism is more than an "ism," it explains how students learn, and this book provides both philosophy and practicality to bring constructivist teaching to life in the classroom. Teaching and learning using a social constructivist lens can transform the classroom, helping you become change agents for your students and leaders for your schools.
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Number of pages: 140
Weight: 245 g
Dimensions: 233 x 155 x 8 mm
The ideas for instruction are excellent and presented in a doable format. They would be engaging for the learners and encouraging for the readers who want to implement them in their own classrooms. -- Jane Urian Ragains, National Board Certified Teacher, 1997, 2007, Middle Childhood Specialist
I really think the authors nailed it more than any other professional book I've read-and I think I've read a lot of them! -- Diana Williamson, retired teacher, 35 years in middle and high school education
The Teaching Memoirs are a strong common thread throughout the book that practicing teachers are sure to enjoy! -- Steven L. Layne, Ed.D. Professor of Literacy Education, Judson University