ERIC Number: EJ809421
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Oct
Abstractor: As Provided
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Portrait of Filipino Teachers' Classroom Practices: Traditional or Constructivist?
de Mesa, Amelita P.; de Guzman, Allan B.
Educational Research for Policy and Practice, v5 n3 p235-253 Oct 2006
The intent of this qualitative study is to narrate (Brodkey, (1987a). "Education Quarterly," 18, 67-76; "Written communication," 4, 25-70; Qualitative communication research methods. (1987b). Lindlof, (1995). (pp. 172-174): London Sage Publications) the master teachers as aggregate sample subjects' pedagogical understanding and classroom practices. A qualitative analysis of the classroom activities and journal entries of 13 teacher-participants in the Basic Education Curriculum core learning areas is included. Findings reveal that the subject participants' pedagogical practices still verging toward the formal suggest a traditional inclination. However, the importance of change should be realized. Various concepts of teaching and learning, today, are imperative. Teachers must be resocialized on their new roles and make their students have a more active role in the teaching-learning process.
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Class Activities, Learning Activities, Master Teachers, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Journal Writing, Teacher Role, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Teacher Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Philippines