Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

07.26.13 Is Constructivism “A Pedagogy of Privilege”? (and PS can it be defined)?

I thought this piece by Paul Bruno was thought-provoking.  I’m sure it’ll make some folks mad but PB’s take is pretty balanced and you don’t have to agree to let it push your thinking.  In it the author reflects on research that suggests that Special Education designations may be increased by constructivist approaches to teaching.  Here’s…