Teaching and Learning Physics
week 15 assignments
Tues 11/29: The progressive era -- aka
if we don't know where we are then perhaps we ought look where we've been
Dewey, Experience and Education, Chap 1,2,7,8 (yes this sounds like a lot, but it's not).
alternate access to chapters 1 2 7 8
questions / observations only.
A) Benezet's story "The Teaching of Arithmetic I, II, III: The Story of an Experiment," Journal of the National Education Association ---yes there are 3 different articles.
B) Provide a course summary.
You may use your writeups from the readings and homeworks. Ideally you should be able to create a 1-2 page summary of what we covered in this course. You could make a concept-map, use embedded frames of context, order of magnitude estimations, an outline, p-prims / resources, knowledge structures, whatever makes sense to you.
Note that there are at least three elements to this course: Tuesday readings, Thursday hw's and your fieldwork.