Articles on Pedagogy: Direct, Teacher-Centered & Whole-Class Instruction

What are first-year teachers to do when the approaches taught by their professors of education fail them? For those who want to survive, the answer is simple. The new teachers have to train themselves—often by relying on trial and error—to find methods that truly work. Many will discover the benefits of teacher-centered instruction on their own.
.......- Mark C. Shug
...move educational reform efforts from the fuzzy and unproductive world of educational ideology — which sometimes hides under the banner of various versions of constructivism — to the sharp and productive world of theory-based research on how people learn.
.......-Richard Mayer

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