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Ten Classroom Creativity Killers Marvin Bartel - © 2001, updated September, 12, 2012 ". . creativity scores had been steadily rising. . .until 1990. Since then, creativity scores have consistently inched downward." from: Bronson, Po & Merryman, Ashley. "The Creativity Crisis."
This is a free sample with the opportunity at the end to download the full work for $0.50 (half dollar) by credit card or by PayPal account . The Socratic Method: Teaching by Asking Instead of by Telling by Rick Garlikov The following is a transcript of a teaching experiment, using the Socratic method, with a regular third grade class in a suburban elementary school. I present my perspective and views on the session, and on the Socratic method as a teaching tool, following the transcript.
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contents: introduction · learning as a product · task-conscious or acquisition learning, and learning-conscious or formalized learning · learning as a process · the behaviourist orientation to learning · the cognitive orientation to learning · the humanistic orientation to learning · the social/situational orientation to learning · further reading · how to cite this article I want to talk about learning . But not the lifeless, sterile, futile, quickly forgotten stuff that is crammed in to the mind of the poor helpless individual tied into his seat by ironclad bonds of conformity! I am talking about LEARNING - the insatiable curiosity that drives the adolescent boy to absorb everything he can see or hear or read about gasoline engines in order to improve the efficiency and speed of his 'cruiser'. I am talking about the student who says, "I am discovering, drawing in from the outside, and making that which is drawn in a real part of me ."