CEP 800~801~822
Summer, 2003
july 14, 2003 ::: Day 16
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Course Documents

We're 80% done with the class!!!

On the Agenda:

  • Readings
  • TBA
  • Tech demo... (TBA)


Discuss Readings

Some questions/issues to consider while discussing the readings

  • (Under Construction) Would/Does teaching for aesthetic understanding foster misconceptions about Science?
  • (Aardvarks) What motivational strategies do you currently use in your classroom that mirror Brophy's principles?
  • (Count-esses) In the Girod article, what did you think of the two instructional methods used by the teachers. Which did you find most effective and why?
  • (Adult Learners) Why is it important for teachers to maintain their own motivation? What do you do to maintain motivation and a positive attitude? What motivates you? How
    can we help students learn to maintain their own motivation?
  • (Green Beaners) In Girod's piece, which teaching style do you see as more effective in terms of student motivation and understanding. Why?





Zeichner, K., Liston, D. (1996). Understanding reflective teaching. In Reflective Teaching: An Introduction (pp. 1-7). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Duckworth, E. (1996). Teaching as research. In The Having of Wonderful Ideas and other essays on teaching and learning (pp. 122- 141). New York: Teachers College Press.



© 2003, Matthew J. Koehler (thanks to Punya for his work in designing this course)