Once they come into the knowledge of what affects or influences students’ constructive way of thinking, they are able to implement effect teaching methods that will effectively guide students in developing self-teaching mechanisms of learning and application of the material being taught. Major contributors (if any) &/or Principles/Theories Ernst von Glasersfield, a radical constructivist, was a well-known advocate for teaching practices that encouraged the learner to be an active participant in his/her learning (Joldersma, 2011). He felt that knowledge was a connection between cognition and mind-independent reality. Von Glasersfield believed that learning, a conceptual activity, requires action by the learner, including reflection, verbalizing, and conversatio... ... middle of paper ... ... & Brendel, J. M. (2009). Dysfunctional Family Structures and Aggression in Children: A Case for School-Based, Systemic Approaches With Violent Students.
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Some of the most important theories of learning are motivation, constructivism and behaviourism. Teachers choose their teaching style and strategy to complement their students, to arrive at their own personal version of the most effective teacher they can be. Eggen & Kauchak (2010, p. 390) state, a teacher “maximises student learning” and this is what all teachers should strive to achieve. In looking at some of these theories, it can be shown how their ideas can transfer from paper into the busy, challenging classroom of today. Constructivism Constructivism is a theory of at the root of which is that “learners construct, rather than record knowledge” (Eggen & Kauchak, 2011, p. 226).
As teachers apply themselves to becoming learners, then they can more aptly educate others. Teachers should not overlook professional preparation; however, they must also consider part of their efforts in scholarship to be constructing relationships with their students. In developing relationships with learners, Freire suggested spending time talking and listening to students in order to get to know them and to gain their participation in class. That admonition has been incorporated into practice by numerous other educators. While many of the strategies in Tom Daly’s book were simple classroom management tips (2013)... ... middle of paper ... ...imensions of reflection: A conceptual and contextual analysis.
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