Watch the videos “Learning As We Grow – Development and Learning,” “Building on What We Know: Cognitive Processing,” and “Feelings Count – Emotions and Learning,” and respond to the questions provided below in a 750-1,000-word evaluation:
Supporting Children as They Grow: Middle Childhood
- What do you notice about the strategies Ms. MacLean uses to teach her students about observation and data collection?
- How are these strategies particularly appropriate to young children?
- What strategies does Ms. MacLean use to assess her students’ learning?
- What do you think a teacher can learn about students’ thinking from strategies like these?
- How does Ms. MacLean’s teaching develop her students’ readiness as well as respond to where the students are developmentally?
Supporting Children as They Grow: Later Childhood
- What do you notice Mr. Mixon doing to encourage his students’ development of hypotheses?
- How does Mr. Mixon’s teaching support his students’ development of formal operational reasoning or abstract thinking?
Supporting Children as They Grow: Adolescence
- What do you feel is most effective about how Mr. Gillam encourages his students to evaluate evidence, draw inferences, and predict outcomes?
- How does Mr.Gillam’s teaching help his students deepen their formal operational reasoning?
- What do you notice about the additional abilities of students at each developmental level?
- What are older students capable of that younger students were not yet ready to do?
- What do you think helped them develop these abilities?
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