Pedagogy in Action
Connecting Theory to Classroom Practice
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Engaged PedagogiesWe use the term Engaged Pedagogies to encompass a range of student-centered approaches to teaching and learning. Engaged Pedagogies share aspects with...
Teaching with DataA 2009 survey of employers identified broad agreement about what higher education could emphasize to better prepare students for productive careers...
Quantitative ReasoningQuantitative reasoning (QR), defined as the habit of mind to apply data and quantitative tools to a wide range of problems in personal, professional, and public contexts...
- New Approaches to Teaching Problem Solving
In Class, Coached Problem Solving describes how faculty can provide a structured, guided context for students to work collaboratively to solve problems. Inventing and Testing Models uses Model-Eliciting Activities, which are open-ended problems that challenge students to build models in order to solve complex, real-world problems.
- Guided Discovery Problems
A new set of web pages about teaching with Guided Discovery Problems offers a wealth of information on using this teaching method, along with several detailed examples ready to use in the classroom.
- Teaching Urban Students
A module about Teaching Urban Students provides detailed background information about the characteristics of urban students, insights into effective teaching practices and examples of classroom approaches well suited to engage and support all urban students.