Blog Post 4

It is important to create a community of inquiry in the classroom. The inquiry should provide meaningful, challenging, and active context for learning history. All of these communities have things in common including, lively conversation and intellectual negotiation, conversation focusing on questions and tasks worthy of discussion, use of prior knowledge and newly gathered information,Continue reading “Blog Post 4”

Blog Post #1

This week’s readings focused on different ways of teaching social sciences. The different views include behaviorism, constructivism, and inquiry-based learning. Behaviorism is not widely used do to the fact that it sees knowledge as independent of the person, which can lead to teachers instilling students with information instead of having them actually learn the materialContinue reading “Blog Post #1”

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