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EDU 6526 Module 7- Generating and Testing Hypotheses

According to Dean et al. (2012), teachers can introduce methods for generating and testing hypotheses as a tool to strengthen cognitive processes in all learning, classroom and life. Hypothesizing, predicting, deducing, and theorizing are all cognitive processes that fit under … Continue reading

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EDU 6526- Identifying Similarities and Differences

Strategies for comparing, classifying, metaphors, and analogies have been proven to be highly beneficial to deeper learning. According to Dean et al. (2012), these strategies for identifying similarities and differences, “move students from existing knowledge to new knowledge, concrete to … Continue reading

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Learners in Context: Module 5- Application of Vygotsky’s Sociocultural Theory in the K/1 Classroom

H2 – Honor student access to content material.  In my opinion, Lev Vygotsky’s sociocultural theory is applicable to the classroom in so many ways that we could dedicate a week-long workshop to the discussion.  Vygotsky argued that a learner must … Continue reading

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