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HOPE Principle P2: Differentiation

P2 – Practice differentiated instruction.

Teacher candidates apply principles of differentiated instruction, including theories of language acquisition, stages of language, and academic language development, in the integration of subject matter across the content areas of reading, mathematical, scientific, and aesthetic reasoning. 396 more words


Zone of Proximal Development

Zone of Proximal Development

by Joshua Hoyt

In creating well-rounded characters, we need to remember the wind beneath their wings. Our characters need the support of those around them or they will falter and eventually die. 392 more words

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Instructional Strategies: Constructivism & Zone of Proximal Development

Does constructivism promote academic excellence?

Constructivism absolutely leads to academic excellence because it requires that students are actively engaged in their own learning.  In Classroom Instruction that Works, we read that this type of engagement integrated through Cooperative Learning positively affects “both academic and socioemotional achievement, self-esteem, motivation, and engagement with school” (p.46). 383 more words


Flow in education

I just finished reading Dylan Wiliam’s Embedded Formative Assessment. The book is wonderful, but one of the most enjoyable parts was the authors referenced by Wiliam. 281 more words

Rise And Converge

PFF Reflection #9: Teaching Philosophy Statement

This course has been hugely beneficial for me in that I have become more aware of the reasoning behind why teachers do what they do in a classroom. 650 more words


Noticing and Wondering About Scaffolding

Often I wonder how much to explain or define for my students before engaging in the problem solving process.  Proponents of sense-making in mathematics classes like… 442 more words

Then and Now: My Journey in Constructivism

ZPD, MKO, scaffolding, modeling; these are but a few principle in Constructivism that allows for greater teaching and maximized learning for students. My limited knowledge in these principles enables me to critique and reflect on my previous practices as an ESL teacher before. 324 more words

EDS 103 - Theories Of Learning