Constructivism : Theory, Perspectives and Practice

ISBN-10: 0807734888

ISBN-13: 9780807734889

Edition: 1st 1996

Authors: Catherine Twomey Fosnot

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List price: $21.95
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 330
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Catherine Twomey Fosnot is Professor of Education at The City College of the City of New York and Director of Mathematics in the City. She twice has won the "best writing" award from AERA's Constructivist SIG and she was the recipient of the "young scholar" award by Educational Communication and Technology Journal. She is an author of several books on mathematics education, most recently, the Young Mathematicians at Work series.

Introduction: Aspects of Constructivismp. 3
Constructivism: A Psychological Theory of Learningp. 8
Where Is the Mind? A Coordination of Sociocultural and Cognitive Constructivist Perspectivesp. 34
A Constructivist Perspective on Teaching and Learning Sciencep. 55
A Constructivist Perspective on Teaching and Learning Mathematicsp. 73
A Constructivist Perspective on Teaching and Learning in the Language Artsp. 92
A Constructivist Perspective on the Role of the Sociomoral Atmosphere in Promoting Children's Developmentp. 103
A Constructivist Perspective on Teaching and Learning in the Artsp. 120
Is the Algorithm All There Is?p. 145
A First-Year Teacher Implements a Literature-Based/Whole-Language Program in a Fourth-Fifth Gradep. 153
The Project Approach in Reggio Emiliap. 172
Teaching Introductory Physics to College Studentsp. 182
Teachers Construct Constructivism: The Center for Constructivist Teaching/Teacher Preparation Projectp. 205
About the Contributorsp. 217
Indexp. 221
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