ERIC Number: ED459164
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Constructivist Teaching Strategies: Projects in Teacher Education.
Brown, Jessie C., Ed.; Adams, Arlene, Ed.
This book provides information from experienced teachers on constructivist teaching, offering examples of preservice teachers' projects, lesson plans, and real-life advice. The 11 chapters are: (1) "Writing Case Studies: Constructing an Understanding of Student and Classroom" (Bettejim Cates); (2) "Educating Children Who are Racial and Ethnic Minorities" (Jessie Brown); (3) "Using Preventive Classroom Management Strategies To Create a Productive Environment for Learning" (John Laut); (4) "Integrated Instructional Units: Teaching for the Real World" (Arlene Adams); (5) "The Learning Center: A Place for Child-Centered Instruction" (Jessie Brown); (6) "Literature Sets: A Tool for Literature-Based Instruction" (Arlene Adams); (7) "The Internet and Children: An Exercise in Using Technology in the Elementary School Classroom" (Doug Smith); (8) "Building Successful Partnerships with Families: The Parent Involvement Project" (Jim Rogers); (9) "Service Learning: Meeting the Needs of Children and Community" (Sharon Thompson and Karen Carpenter); (10) "The Portfolio: Demonstrating What You Know and What You Can Do" (Jessie Brown and Arlene Adams); and (11) "Showing and Telling about What You Know and Can Do: The Senior Festival" (Arlene Adams and Jessie Brown). (Each chapter contains references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, College Seniors, Computer Uses in Education, Constructivism (Learning), Diversity (Student), Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Integrated Curriculum, Internet, Learning Centers (Classroom), Lesson Plans, Literature, Minority Group Children, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Portfolio Assessment, Preservice Teacher Education, Service Learning, Student Evaluation, Student Participation, Teaching Methods
Charles C. Thomas Publisher, Ltd., 2600 South First Street, Springfield, IL 62704 (paperback: ISBN-0-398-07222-1, $36.95; hardback: ISBN-0-398-07221-3, $54.95).
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