Day: January 24, 2020

Six Thinking Scaffolds That Can Move Students Toward Deeper Levels of Understanding
Education

Six Thinking Scaffolds That Can Move Students Toward Deeper Levels of Understanding

In the field of instructional design, experts have debated whether student-led, problem-based approaches — what researchers call “constructivist” approaches — work. In a new study, cognitive scientist Tina Grotzer and her research partners found further evidence of the effectiveness of structured problem-based learning, in which educators can support students in moving from novice toward expert-level understanding. Grotzer and a team (Nancy Oriol, […]

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