Constructivist teaching requires flexibility, investigation

10/6/2009 | Edutopia.org

Have a lesson plan, but be ready for students to take the discussion in another direction as they ask questions and investigate a topic, writes a consulting online editor for Edutopia. In this blog post, Rebecca Alber describes a method known as constructivist teaching, in which teachers do not lead the conversation but instead follow the students, asking relevant questions and delving into the topics with students.

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