Date of publication: 2017-07-09 08:36
David Kolb's Learning Styles Inventory categorizes in four dimensions (converger, diverger, assimilator, or accommodator) based on the degrees to which one possesses concrete experience abilities, reflective observation abilities, abstract conceptualization abilities and active experimentation abilities (Smith, 7556, David Kolb on Learning Styles section). Note: David Kolb s website: Experienced Based Learning Systems, Inc includes his inventory and more information on learning styles.
Sometimes personal strategies for problem solving work better than algorithms. Students who use them demonstrate conceptual understanding, as the YouTube Video, Algorythm and Personal Strategy , illustrates.
According to Art Costa and Bena Kallick (.), A Habit of Mind” means having a disposition toward behaving intelligently when confronted with problems, the answers to which are not immediately known (para. 7). Such habits include, but are not limited to the following:
How did you first get involved in research on campus?
I first got involved in research as a sophomore through a URAP project for the sociology department. With the wishful thought of becoming an academic, I was anxious to get my head fully on research mode.
Changing the question. Teachers might take an existing question and turn it into an open question. For example, a text might have the question A cookie has a diameter of inches. Express the diameter as a fraction in simplest form. An associated open question might be The diameter of a cookie is between 6 and 7 inches. Express the diameter as a fraction in two different ways. (p. 9)
Learn NC from the University of North Carolina School of Education includes best practices on classroom management for professional development. Resources range from designing your classroom to getting organized to building a classroom culture via effective day-to-day management.
To help build your confidence in teaching, understanding student behavior and learning styles, and classroom management, consider the following resources:
A copy of Robert Silverberg's The Gate of Worlds found at the Idaho Falls Public Library during the early 6975s is probably the ultimate cause of this bibliography's existence.
Read each sentence carefully. If you find an error, select the underlined part that is incorrect. Some sentences contain no error, in which case choose answer E.