One of the perceived faults of using commercial educational materials designed more for fun, than classroom use is that they are not complete or systematic curriculums. 696 more words
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Arthur Ellis, author of the text Teaching and Learning Elementary Social Studies, discusses three approaches to instruction for social studies: learner-centered, knowledge-centered, and society-centered. In learner-centered classrooms, the needs of the student, play, and reflection are most important in learning and students are engaged in an exploratory environment and individual projects. 315 more words
Students’ Subject Choice in Secondary Schools in Tanzania: A Matter of Students’ Ability and Interests or Forced Circumstances?
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This past week my college-aged son, Jesse, had a doozy of a week. He had two major tests and a large presentation he had to fit in along with a multitude of other on and off-campus responsibilities. 970 more words