features include examples of student alternative conceptions and suggestions for addressing them as well as suggestions for potential modifications to meet the needs of particular teaching contexts.
Connell, R. W. (1994). Poverty and education. Harvard Educational Review, 64(2), 125-149.
the learner and others in the social world. As Wells pointed out, the integral social nature of learning is a function of the cultural history of mediation tools; that is, tools have historical uses within particular cultures and thus serve to link members of cultures through shared values.
Social Responsibility: Acting responsibly with the interests of the larger community in mind, demonstrating ethical behaviour in personal, work place and communitycontexts. There is a need for students to develop learning skills that enable them to think critically, analyze information...
AN EVALUATION OF THE REVISED BASIC EDUCATION CURRICULUM (RBEC) AT THE ELEMENTARY LEVEL
A Critique Paper
EVA B. IMINGAN
Our country is ushering on a new era of educational revolution as it go through reengineering of its new curriculum with the introduction of the K to 12...
development of positive self-concept and interpersonal skills.
18. Advantages: It gives power to the learners: they are identified as the experts in knowing what they need to know. The constructivist element of this approach honors the social and cultural context of the learner.
19. Advantages: It...
ability to use information that will prepare them to provide effective instruction to diverselearners. By respecting diversity and inclusiveness, exhibiting and promoting democratic values, and using resources available within the professional community, educators can create fair and equitable...
learners by existing in the middle of the learning sanctuary. Elementary learners are moving from abstract to concrete learning. These students are utilizing the basic building blocks for learning on a daily basis. Elementary learners are experienced in the educational setting and for the most part...
a regular teacher with appropriate planning taking into account the diverseneeds of students and the varying contexts that impact the teaching learning process. 3. To be able to innovate within existing systemic limitations. 4. To learn to conduct meaningful classroom activities by careful...
development of additional nonlinear models that are
designed to address the needs of today’s diverselearnercommunity. The learner-centered
instructional design model, designed by this researcher, addresses two problems
identified in the literature: (a) the need for a new instructional...
needs, and mobilizing
A. Collect and analyze data and information pertinent to the educational environment
B. Promote understanding, appreciation, and use of the community’s diverse cultural,
social, and intellectual resources
C. Build and sustain positive...
childhood programs need to build their capacity and expertise to meet the needs of young English-language learners. Organizations are being urged to maximize on the investments being made in public preschool programs to serve disadvantaged children. These programs aim for bilingualism (the ability to...
development, particularly in the educational sector.
Within this context, the work of a localised NGO, the David Rattray
Foundation, in conjunction with the community and Department of
Education is explored. The findings of this research contribute to the
understanding of the successes achieved...
must be learner centered. Students need their own time with the educational content, as well as community time (time spent with others involving learning). There is a challenge in how teachers can provide equity in the classroom, especially when they must divide the number of students by the length of...
will radically transform what people learn, how they learn, and where they learn,
yet studies of diverselearners’ use of new media cast doubt on the speed and extent
of change. Drawing on recent empirical and theoretical work, this essay critically
examines beliefs about the nature of digital...
curriculum to satisfy the needs of the learners. Leaders within the field of second language education argue that older students are more capable of learning a second language (Diaz-Rico, & Weed, 2006). This is because by the time they reach their early teens and adulthood they are familiar with the basic...
best meet the needs of students with little or no English Language skills.
Stephanie contributes ideas toward the continuing development of the school as a learning
community and builds relationships within the building that enables her to become valuable
members of the school community. Stephanie...
the demographic changes taking place in the U.S. as well in the local area. (FAP 10)
TSWBAT explain the need for diverse forms of assessment for diverselearners. (FAP 1)
TSWAT to identify the components of exemplary multicultural programs
within schools. (FAP 10...
universal in and of itself’ (p. 13). In contrast, Bullard (1991—1992) perceives a lack of tolerance among some multiculturalists, a need to transcend moral relativism that distorts basic issues of fairness and common sense, the need for cultural differences to be expressed “within the context of a...
. Online course materials, for
example, may be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
programming broadcast over radio or television) also
dispenses with the need for all learners and the instructor to be
in one physical location. Additionally...
• ISTE’s National Educational Technology Standards
(NETS) for Students help students prepare to work,
live, and contribute to the social and civic fabric of their
• ISTE’s National Educational Technology...