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Drawing out knowledge: What it means to be a constructivist teacher from the voices of the learner

“The single most important factor influencing learning is what the learner already knows.” David Ausubel  A constructivist learning framework is based on the idea that students come into our classrooms with pre-existing knowledge. Our task as teachers is to structure … Continue reading

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Science Methods in the EAGALA Arena?

By the time I get to the end of the week, I’m tired – anxious to sleep in on a quiet Saturday morning. Yet this Saturday morning I found myself standing in the rain in the arena at Cross P … Continue reading

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