Joining Theory and Best Practice to Drive Classroom Instruction

Fuhler, Carol J.
May 2003
Middle School Journal;May2003, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p23
Academic Journal
The article discusses how the integration of educational theories and best practices can influence teaching and learning at the middle school level. Student learning will benefit when best education practices are guided with sound educational theories. Some of the said theories are schema, constructivist and literary response. Reading aloud and developing independent reading are examples of best educational practices. Integration must consider district curricular needs, gathering of quality materials, and letting students participate in planning.


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