The Practice of Constructivism in Science Education

By Kenneth Tobin | Go to book overview

Index
A
abstractions, 26
accommodation, 42-43, 45-46, 78, 197
acquisition, 183-184, 189
adaptation, process of, 43
Afrocentricity, debate over, 179
alternative conception (AC), 53-54
Anglocentricity, 177
"Apple Classroom of Tomorrow", 312
application, 184-185
apprenticeship model of learning, 108, 147, 163-164
appropriation, 78, 99
assessment of learning
alternative, 12-14, 332
National Assessment of Education Progress, 312
student learning, 36-37, 140-142
traditional methodology, 12-13
in tutoring, 100-101, 106
assimilation, 42-43, 45-46, 197
Ausubel, D.P., 269
authentic processes in group learning, 109-111
B
Bachelard, Gaston, 72
"Back to Basics" in mathematics, 304
Barnes, D., 252
basal metabolism of middle level students, 136
behaviorist tradition in teaching see positivism
beliefs
defined, 228-230
genesis of alternative, 274-275
knowledge compared to, 62-63
realist, 286-287
reflection on, 327
of teachers, 147-148,231-239, 271-275, 286-287
Berger,Peter, 57
Bettencourt, Antonio, 39-50, 326
Bohm, David, 80
brainstorming, 93-94
Burbules, Nicholas C., 91-119, 328
C
change
commitment to, 264
conceptual, 269-270, 273, 327
of content in schools, 250-252
curriculum, 250-252
parent's concerns over implementation of NCTM standards, 301-303
pedagogical change in teachers, 187-189, 234-239, 262-263, 279-280
reconceptualization
components of, 263-265, 269-270
teacher centralism as hindrance to, 271-275, 286-288
staff development to promote, 227-228, 237-241

-335-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
The Practice of Constructivism in Science Education
Table of contents

Table of contents

Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
/ 344

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Author Advanced search

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.