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Cognitive Apprenticeship Principles - A summary of cognitive apprenticeship principles.

Constructivism PowerPoint

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Basics of Constructivism (.doc)

Grade-Level Lesson Plan

Objective: This lesson plan is used to demonstrate principles of constructivism including discovery learning and scaffolding

Implementation: This lesson involves teaching students about erosion. Students create an ecosystem with dirt and rocks and pour water over it to view the effects of water erosion. Students determine the principles involved, the effect of the rocks, etc. The class then goes for a walk to one of the hills on campus to view examples of erosion.

Lesson Plan: Erosion

 


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