Monday, 31 March 2014

CLASS ROOM PROCEDURE (Constructivist classroom)

CLASS ROOM PROCEDURE (Constructivist classroom)
Prepared by
M.Sc., M.Ed., JRF & NET
Lecturer in Physical Science, Arafa Institute for Teacher Education
Attur, Thrissur.

Introductory activity or a device (example, instance, incident, anecdote, exhibit, situation, simple experiment) to create disequilibrium.
          (link with activity)

  • Teacher gives general instructions about the activity to be performed and  gives the strategy of learning.  (The task to be performed in the group should be clearly stated.)
  • Grouping with minimum dislocation.
  • Group-specific instructions to be given through slips or any other appropriate device.
  • Pupils do the prescribed activity & Teacher does scaffolding.
  • Consolidation of the activity using appropriate device (Showing a chart of conclusions/ asking thought provoking questions/ presentation of reports by groups etc……)

Activity -1


(link with next activity)
Activity -2


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Consolidating the entire lesson by activity / questions / chart /any other device.

 Follow –up activity (to be given as assignment)

N.B. Please note that thought provoking questions, illustrations and explanations are essential in a constructivist class to introduce/connect /consolidate each activity.