Open Teaching Style Persuasive Essay by cee-cee

This paper looks at the values of a very open teaching style.
# 109547 | 1,800 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 02, 2008 in Education (Education Psychology) , Education (Teaching Methods) , Education (Theory)

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In this article, the writer explains some of the background and methodology behind an open style of teaching. Then, key definitions and terms are discussed so that terms like "open classroom" are clearly understood in the context of an open learning style. The traditional method is compared and contrasted to a very open style of teaching. Criticism concerning open teaching methods is addressed and explained. The writer discusses that through comparing and contrasting different classroom styles it is possible to identify the reasons why a very open style of teaching is most effective at handling the most common classroom struggles. Additionally, it is made clear that a very open style of teaching is also the best method in teaching children.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Brown, Monica R. "Educating All Students: Creating Culturally Responsive Teachers, Classrooms, and Schools." Intervention in School & Clinic 43.1 (2007): 57-62.
  • Cuban, Larry. "The Open Classroom: Schools Without Walls Became All the Rage During the Early 1970s. Were They Just Another Fad?" Education Next 4.2 (2004): 68-71.
  • Dunn, Mary Anna. "Staying the Course of Open Education." Educational Leadership 57.7 (2000): 20-24.
  • Heimlich, Joe E., and Emmalou Norland. "Teaching Style: Where Are We Now?" New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education 93 (2002): 17-25.
  • Hertzog, Nancy B. "Transporting Pedagogy: Implementing the Project Approach in Two First-Grade Classrooms." Journal or Advanced Academics 18.4 (2007): 530-564.

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