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Your Emerging Theory/Philosophy of Teaching
Complete this rating scale to find out if your beliefs about learning are consistent with those of behaviorism, cognitivism, or humanism.
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Educational Psychology Interactive:
Behaviorism and Operant Conditioning
Information Processing Theory
Humanistic and Open Education
Explorations in Learning and Instruction
Click on "the theories' for information on many learning theories.
An excellent, concise list of advantages and disadvantages of several teaching techniques.
Click on "Theories" and "How People Learn" for info on major learning theories
Operant Conditioning and Behaviorism - Historical Outline
An overview of the history of behavioral learning theories.
A brief overview.
An on-line tutorial in the basics of behaviorism.
B. F. Skinner Foundation
A Skinner bibliography as well as information about Skinner's contributions to psychology.
An Outline of Direct Instruction
An explanation of what is generally referred to as the Madeline Hunter Method. See also Hunter Model Lesson Plans Index.
and Open Education
An excellent overview. See also Instructional Strategies (scroll down the page for information on humanism and confluent education), Courage and Fear: A Lesson Plan Using The Red Badge of Courage (an example of confluent or holistic learning), and Holistic Lesson Plan Index.
A definition and other information from Funderstanding. See also Teaching Theme Units and Theme Pages.
Summerhill Home Page
Learn about Summerhill and A. S. Neill.
A definition, methods, and a rationale for the use of cooperative learning.
Office of Research: Cooperative Learning
One more page with information about cooperative learning. It includes a summary of research on cooperative learning as well as brief descriptions of specific approaches to the use of this technique.
The "official site" for this cooperative learning technique. Click here for a sample lesson plan based on this model.
A Cognitive Model of Learning
The cogniitive model applied to teaching reading and writing. See also the Cognitive Approach.
Information from NCREL about this cognitive technique. See also Reciprocal Teaching Lesson Plans and Recprocal Teaching Model Lesson Plan.
A Constructivist View of Science Education
A good overview of constructivism and its use in teaching science.
Association for Constructivist Teaching
The Learning Cycle Approach to Science Instruction
Information on Piaget's three-phase learning cycle. See also The Jean Piaget Society.
Theories of Learning Index
A site devoted to discussions and information on newer views of intelligence, holistic learning and teaching including brain-based and holistic learning.
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Brain-Based Learning: Practical Applications
Information on research, the "layered curriculum," and ideas for applying current research in the classroom. See also 12 design principles based on brain-based learning research.
The Whole Brain Atlas
From Harvard Medical School.
Learning Styles Resource Page
Under construction, but should be a good source of information. See also Learning Styles Lesson Plan Index for several lesson plans based on the work of Gregorc and Bultler.
Learning Styles Jigsaw
An activity using the Jigsaw cooperative learning approach to teach about learning style models. See also Index of Learning Styles Questionaire, The Vark Questionnaire, and Abriator's LSI Tests.
Good source for more basic information. See also Writing Multiple Intelligences Lessons Plans.
Multiple Intelligences Self-Test
An online inventory. See also Assessment: Find Your Strengths.
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