Student-Centered Classrooms: A Constructivist Approach | Online Learning for Teachers pursuing Continuing Education and Professional Development | The Connecting Link

 

Student-Centered Classrooms: A Constructivist Approach - #ILF20012

Graduate-Level Credit / Non-Credit Hours
3 Semester Credits, 5 Quarter Credits, or 45 Clock Hours

Course Description

Participants in this course will examine student-centered classrooms with a constructivist approach - a significant shift away from the typical teacher-centered classroom.  In a student-centered classroom, much of the direction and leadership is passed onto the students and the teacher becomes the classroom facilitator. This course provides participants with an in-depth exploration of how student-centered classrooms can engage and enhance the learning of all students.  Effective student-centered teaching strategies, lesson planning, classroom management methods, and differentiated assessments will be explored.  Participants will learn how having a constructivist approach to the student-centered classroom can have students take charge of their learning at any grade level and become independent learners who can create, discover, and problem solve on their own.

Global Goals of the Course

  1. To examine current research in the area of constructivism and best practice instruction using student-centered classrooms (NBPTS 3,4)
  2. To develop an understanding of the need for student-centered learning in today’s classroom (NBPTS 1,3,4)
  3. To analyze current student-centered instructional practices in order to infuse more constructivist approaches to better support student learning (NBPTS 1,3,4)
  4. To explore possible applications for student-centered instruction in the classroom (NBPTS 1,2,3,4)
  5. To synthesize best practice research and classroom applications (NBPTS 2,3,4)


Reviews


By Dawn Roake
Reviewed 1 year ago
Paul Wright is a very supportive Instructor; He has made the Online Class fear subside and provides timely feedback with suggestions to improve or to clarify ideas.


By Stacy Rousseau
Reviewed 1 year ago
Amazing instructor with timely and valuable feedback


By Christina Randall
Reviewed 1 year ago
Excellent class!


By James Webster
Reviewed 1 year ago
I greatly appreciated the resources and the coursework requirements were applicable to my current teaching practices.

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11/02/20 - 11/20/20 ,
Nov 02 - 20, 2020