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Books Books 1 - 8 of about 8 related to In Search of Understanding: The Case for Constructivist Classrooms.   

Schooling for Life: Reclaiming the Essence of Learning

Jacqueline Grennon Brooks - Education - 2002 - 155 pages
The activities that transpire within the classroom either help or hinder students' learning. Any meaningful discussion of educational renewal, therefore, must focus explicitly ...
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Energizing Teacher Education and Professional Development with Problem-based ...

Barbara B. Levin - Education - 2001 - 140 pages
Explores how to use problem-based learning with novice and expert teachers in every grade level.
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The Unschooled Mind: How Children Think and How Schools Should Teach

Howard Gardner - Education - 2011 - 352 pages
Merging cognitive science with educational agenda, Gardner makes an eloquent case for restructuring our schools by showing just how ill-suited our minds and natural patterns of ...
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The Schools Our Children Deserve: Moving Beyond Traditional Classrooms and ...

Alfie Kohn - Education - 2000 - 344 pages
Arguing against the "tougher standards" rhetoric that marks the current education debate, the author of No Contest and Punished by Rewards writes that such tactics squeeze the ...
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Models and Modeling Perspectives: A Special Double Issue of mathematical ...

Richard A. Lesh - Education - 2014 - 128 pages
This special issue of Mathematical Thinking and Learning describes models and modeling perspectives toward mathematics problem solving, learning, and teaching. The concern is ...
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The Curriculum Bridge: From Standards to Actual Classroom Practice

Pearl G. Solomon - Education - 2009 - 225 pages
This comprehensive resource provides teachers with solid guidelines for choosing standards and designing a curriculum that balances the needs of students with federal mandates.
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Teaching High School Science Through Inquiry: A Case Study Approach

Douglas Llewellyn - Education - 2005 - 210 pages
Acknowledging the importance of national standards, offers case studies, tips, and tools to encourage student curiosity and improve achievement in science.
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Faith-Based Education That Constructs: A Creative Dialogue between ...

HeeKap Lee - Religion - 2010 - 324 pages
Constructivism is everywhere. It is a hot issue at this time in the field of philosophy, education, technology, and religion. However, can constructivism be an alternative ...
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