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Rebecca Corwin

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Re: Direct instruction
Posted: Oct 16, 1995 6:07 PM
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Your point is well taken, Stephen. These scriopts do not allow for questions
at all, nor do they even allow thinking. "This is a ---[triangle]---. What
is this? ----------- Yes!! A triangle. Jimmy, point to the triangle..
etc.]

Not so responsive, at least in my view.

Rebecca Corwin
Lesley College
Cambridge, MA
The only college in America without email...........

>>Interesting. Do they make scripted programs that help teachers answer
the unique questions thinking students may ask? Or is there a generic
way in which all students learn, process, understand, get confused by
information presented in a class? My sense of good teaching is that
teachers must indeed reinvent the wheel daily if they are responsive
teachers.<<










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