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Cultivating the Learner-Centered Classroom

From Theory to Practice
  • 216 Pages
  • 4.25 MB
  • English
Corwin Press
Teaching skills & techniques, Experimental Methods, Teaching Methods & Materials - General, Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / General, Education, Education / Tea
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11717297M
ISBN 101412949963
ISBN 139781412949965

Cultivating the Learner-Centered Classroom is the rare book that accomplishes both -- marvelously. A quick glance at the organization of the chapters is enough to alert you that this is no ordinary book.

The central chapters, labelled Observing and Assessing What Students Know and Can Do, Planning Instruction, and Evaluating and Reporting 5/5(1). Buy Cultivating the Learner-Centered Classroom: From Theory to Practice: Read 1 Kindle Store Reviews - 5/5(1). Cultivating the Learner-Centered Classroom, a progressively-oriented guide for teaching, provides teachers with concrete strategies for making a fundamental shift in educational thought and in practice: from behaviorism to constructivism, from control to cooperation, from following recipes to understanding the learning process, from meeting standards to individualizing expectations.

So read this book, put it to good use, and join the ranks of teachers who understand that any education that is not learner-centered is no education at all. "Parker J. Palmer "Tollefson and Osborn demystify the concept of a 'learner-centered classroom' with their rich, practical examples and time-tested : $ Get this from a library.

Cultivating the learner-centered classroom: from theory to practice. [Kaia Tollefson; Monica K Osborn]. Get this from a library. Cultivating the learner-centered classroom: from theory to practice. [Kaia Tollefson; Monica K Osborn] -- Drawing from progressive educational thought, this guide helps teachers translate theory into classroom practice in seven crucial areas, including developing communities of learners, planning.

Books Cultivating the Learner-Centered Classroom: From Theory to Practice Popular Book Mehmoov. PDF ONLINE Cultivating the Learner-Centered Classroom: From Theory to Practice FREE BOOK ONLINE. Caterpillar5. Big Deals Cultivating the Learner-Centered Classroom: From Theory to Practice Free Full Read New Book.

A Learner-Centered Classroom Requires Students to Have New Skills One of the basic facts that all teachers know about the learning process is: the one who does the work does the learning. But being able to successfully do the work in a learner-centered classroom will require most students to advance their learning skills.

Interesting insight into learner-centered teaching. Great book for starting conversations about pedagogy and the challenges of implementing grades, assessment, learning, power dynamics, and so forth in the classroom.

The book is now over a decade old, but timely enough to make the conversation relevant/5. mdash;bring with them a complex array of unique perspectives, needs, capacities, and strengths. At the same time, they share certain fundamental qualities.

The inherent need to grow, live, and develop in a positive direction, for example, is common to all learners.

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What best supports these inherent capacities and distinctive characteristics. To find out, we asked students and. I read this book for a student centered learning classroom along with the book "Cultivating the Learner-Centered Classroom" by Tollefson and Osborn and felt like this book resonated with me much more.

I had wanted to read this book for a while having been familiar with the Author's work.4/5. A Learner-Centered Classroom. You're probably familiar with the traditional classroom. At the center of this instructional model, the teacher is the provider of education, and students are the.

In the education world, the term student-centered classroom is one we hear a lot. And many educators would agree that when it comes to 21st-century learning, having a student-centered classroom is certainly a best practice.

Whether you instruct first grade or university students, take some time to think about where you are with creating a Author: Rebecca Alber. Inclusion Classrooms Must Be Learner-Centered. A learner-centered classroom is the only way we will provide our students with the mindset, stamina, and skills they need for the classroom and jobs to come.

And it makes the present time so invigorating. BOOK REVIEWS. A Guide for Leaders Creating Equity in School. FAVORITE BOOK Cultivating Outdoor Classrooms: Designing and Implementing Child-Centered Learning. Dilo.

PDF ONLINE Cultivating the Learner-Centered Classroom: From Theory to Practice FREE BOOK ONLINE. Caterpillar5. [Fresh] Cultivating the Learner-Centered Classroom: From Theory to Practice New Books. aspired to write such a book, one that deeply and honestly traces my own growth and development as a teacher and positions my ex-perience against that of many other pedagogues who are working to make teaching more learner-centered.

My efforts do not stand-alone; they need to be reported in the context of what is known and what others have. Published online 27 May This is a review of two books suggesting a constructivist critique of the public school system as it stands: Kaia Tollefson's Volatile Knowing, a constructivist critique of NCLB, and Tollefson and Osborn's Cultivating the Learner-Centered Classroom, a practical guide to constructivist teaching.

(crossposted at Docudharma) Book. A LEARNER-CENTERED APPROACH. Educators have always tried to strike a balance between the theories of education, the sociology of their learners, and their classroom realities. I am sure many of us can recall a lecture about classroom management, for example, when we rolled our.

The public is invited to attend an event celebrating the release of “Cultivating the Learner-Centered Classroom,” a book written by two local educators.

The event will be held from to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 13 in the University Prep School Library, Temple Ave., Camarillo. For more fully fleshed out descriptions, visit her original post, or better yet, check out her book, “Learner-Centered Teaching.” 1.

Learner-centered teaching engages students in the hard, messy work of learning. On any given day, in most classes teachers are working much harder than students. Developing a Student-centered Classroom by Becton Loveless.

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It just sort of sounds good as it rolls of the tongue, student-centered 've all heard the phrase coined before, yet most educators would agree that developing a student centered classroom is becoming more of a necessity and norm these days than a luxury or innovative new approach to teaching.

Teachers' and Students' Role in the Learner-Centered Classrooms: Experiences from Namibia: /ch Prior to Namibia's independence inthe role of the teacher in an educational environment has been defined as the transmission of information toAuthor: Angelina Popyeni Amushigamo. A new approach in education, termed 'learner-centered', is somewhat akin to the 'user-centered' focus of modern interface design.

In this approach, the focus is on needs, skills, and interests of. The following is from my book Helping Students Learn in a Learner Centered Environment Eight Reasons Students Resist Learner Centered Teaching (LCT) Old habits die hard High schools remain teacher-centered institutions Learning is not a top reason students give for attending college Students don’t like taking learning risks LCT doesn’t resemble what students think of.

notion of learner-centered education. This means organizing a class so that students are more involved in the teaching and learning process and the teacher is less likely to dominate classroom events (Nunan ).

We have found that a learner-centered classroom enhances students’ development in the process of becoming Size: KB.

Cultivating the Learner-Centered Classroom: From Theory to Drawing from progressive educational thought, this guide helps teachers translate theory into classroom practice in seven crucial areas, including developing communities of Book Edition: First Edition.

A brief overview of the benefits of learner-centered teaching methods and retention of new material. Learner-centered teaching: A definition Over the last decade, the principles of learner-centered teaching have gained widespread use throughout all levels and disciplines of education.

Unfortunately, as the principles have gained popularity, the definition of learner-centered teaching has become a bit muddied and over simplified. The educational system of the future must embrace a learner-centered perspective to maximize high standards of learning, motivation, and achievement for all learners--for both students and their teachers.

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The learner-centered perspective begins with a focus on knowing and understanding each learner in the context of a deep understanding of the learning process by: 4 Cultivating the Learner-Centered Classroom A CONTINUUM OF EDUCATIONAL THOUGHT Radical Progressivism The curriculum must be developed at the classroom level, following the interests of the learners themselves.

Any imposition of curriculum or standards from outside of the classroom is seen as an objectification of learners and teachers File Size: KB.

When using teacher-centered approaches to learning, the room arrangement is important. All students should face the teacher and have access to. The Learner-Centered Classroom and School by Barbara L. McCombs,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(5).

Student Centered Classroom Management Techniques Ian Stone English Language Fellow @ QQ: