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Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Making connections between strands of knowledge

Jay Mathews - New Teacher Jolts KIPP - washingtonpost.com:
"(Lisa) Suben said: 'My primary goal as a teacher is to help my students understand the reasoning behind math rules and procedures. I have several core beliefs about this: (1) Understanding is constructed by the learner, not passively received from the teacher. (2) Understanding is built by making connections between as many strands of knowledge as possible. (3) Understanding is galvanized through communication. (4) Understanding is only valuable when you reflect on it and question it.'"
Reflecting...

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