Learning with a great teacher

This is a very intriguing article about a dynamic 5th Grade teacher who went against the grain with some great results.

Suben said: “My primary goal as a teacher is to help my students understand the reasoning behind math rules and procedures. I have several core beliefs about this: (1) Understanding is constructed by the learner, not passively received from the teacher. (2) Understanding is built by making connections between as many strands of knowledge as possible. (3) Understanding is galvanized through communication. (4) Understanding is only valuable when you reflect on it and question it.”

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About Dewayne Mikkelson

A technogeek in life and a webdeveloper by profession. Blogging is my favorite sport.
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13 Responses to Learning with a great teacher

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  2. Voronok says:

    Хорошая статья, узнал много нового!)

  3. Camysmoca says:

    Как часто публикуете новости по данной тематике?.

  4. GoptotOpG says:

    Приличная новость. Буду постоянно читать ваши новости

  5. Достаточно интересная и познавательная инфа

  6. nasa says:

    Thank you author

  7. petunya says:

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    • Hendrick says:

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  8. sergeyka says:

    Милиции по-прежнему не доверяют

  9. egunya says:

    Speak up, speak out!

  10. deniska says:

    Thank you author

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  12. Muhammad says:

    reasons we haven’t gotten there yet.I thuohgt about another previous post I wrote in April I’m Not A Bad Mom Because I Take Medication. a0That post was syndicated on BlogHer, read by thousands, and really seemed to strike a cord.We can

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