Modern Educational Approaches Term Paper by Write Fine

Modern Educational Approaches
A review of several contemporary educational approaches to student learning.
# 112314 | 1,234 words | 7 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Feb 19, 2009 in Education (Teaching Methods) , Education (Theory) , Child, Youth Issues (General)

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This paper discusses several educational approaches to learning, including the constructivist approach to education, Gardner's multiple intelligences theory, the brain-based approach and objectivism. The paper shows how all of the modern educational approaches offer valuable contributions to contemporary education. The paper therefore concludes that the ideal approach would incorporate elements of all the theories in the manner most suitable and practical for the circumstances.

Introduction - Modern Educational Approaches
Multiple Intelligences Approach
Brain-Based Approach
Objectivist Approach
Selective Implementation of a Hybrid Approach for Maximal Value

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Adams, D. & Hamm, M. (1994). New Designs for Teaching and Learning: Promoting Active Learning in Tomorrow's Schools. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Forgary, R. (1997) Brain Compatible Classrooms. Andover, MA: Skylight Publishing.
  • Gardner, H. (1991) The Unschooled Mind: How Children Think and How Schools Should Teach. New York: Basic Books.
  • Gardner, H. (1999). Intelligence Reframed Multiple Intelligences for the 21st Century. New York: Basic Books.
  • Huber, R. A., & Moore, C. J. (2001). A Model for Extending Hands-on Science To Be Inquiry Based. School Science and Mathematics, 101(1), 32.

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