NELSON PINHEIRO COELHO DE SOUZA
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Is constructivism an efficient teaching metodology ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by NELSON PINHEIRO COELHO DE SOUZA Jul 8, 2010. 2 Replies

I would say no, but I still have some doubts about it so let me hear from you what do you think about it. Continue

 

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NELSON PINHEIRO COELHO DE SOUZA replied to Suzie Boss's discussion Welcome, New Members in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"THANK YOU. I WILL DO THAT"
Jul 28, 2010
NELSON PINHEIRO COELHO DE SOUZA replied to Suzie Boss's discussion Welcome, New Members in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"FANTASTIC. THANK YOU, REALLY. sounds exciting to work with teachers. What about interactive tutorials or cognitive tutors ? Do you know where to get it?"
Jul 26, 2010
NELSON PINHEIRO COELHO DE SOUZA replied to Suzie Boss's discussion Welcome, New Members in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"Hi Suzie. What educational software do you use ?"
Jul 26, 2010
NELSON PINHEIRO COELHO DE SOUZA replied to Suzie Boss's discussion Welcome, New Members in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"Hi. What educational software do you use ?"
Jul 26, 2010
NELSON PINHEIRO COELHO DE SOUZA replied to Suzie Boss's discussion Welcome, New Members in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"What educational software do you use ?"
Jul 26, 2010
NELSON PINHEIRO COELHO DE SOUZA replied to Suzie Boss's discussion Welcome, New Members in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"No I dont use it but I plan to fully explore that website by October. Then I will be done with all the preparations to the entrance examination to a Doctorate on Science and Math Education. I strongly recommend you to fully explore this PSLC…"
Jul 26, 2010
NELSON PINHEIRO COELHO DE SOUZA replied to Suzie Boss's discussion Welcome, New Members in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"There are great learning LABS in the world. PSLC is a 24 million dollar project. It has a LearnLab http://www.learnlab.org/research/papers.php One of the things they produce is a cognitive tutor which is used in almost 2000 high schools in USA.…"
Jul 26, 2010
NELSON PINHEIRO COELHO DE SOUZA replied to Suzie Boss's discussion Welcome, New Members in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"when teaching I first show how the students should solve a problem then I give them a similar problem ....so it is a guided PBL and later once they learn and master the schema then I give them a real PBL problem... and my firts problems contain an…"
Jul 8, 2010
NELSON PINHEIRO COELHO DE SOUZA replied to Elizabeth Daniels's discussion PBL in Language Arts Classroom in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"I think PBL is a great idea for teaching language, But I think PBL in Science or in language teaching, when it comes to beginners, I mean those students that dont have the necessary previous knowledge available, should be used with care. See we…"
Jul 8, 2010
NELSON PINHEIRO COELHO DE SOUZA replied to NELSON PINHEIRO COELHO DE SOUZA's discussion Is constructivism an efficient teaching metodology ?
"Radical constructivism does not work. But we are not talking about that. I don t think constructivism would work for special students but maybe only for the more advanced ones. I recommend Sweller's paper " Why minimal guidance doesn t…"
Jul 8, 2010
Jill B replied to NELSON PINHEIRO COELHO DE SOUZA's discussion Is constructivism an efficient teaching metodology ?
"Don't throw the baby out with the bath water. Try and find what works about constructivism and use it. I agree that not all of it is applicable, but it could be a tool to be used on that special student who just doesn't seem to "get…"
Jul 8, 2010
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Is constructivism an efficient teaching metodology ?

I would say no, but I still have some doubts about it so let me hear from you what do you think about it. See More
Jul 7, 2010

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I am a Physics teacher at a special high school which belongs to the local federal University in Brazil and is used as a learning research lab. I use to teach at LAUSD.

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At 6:34pm on July 9, 2010, Bob Zenhausern said…
I will take a look at Sweller's work. Thanx for the lead.
At 6:16am on July 9, 2010, Bob Zenhausern said…
I do not know Sweller. Can you tell me about the work?
 
 
 

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