Week 1
Tuesday, 7/19: Theory
In Class Reading

Thursday, 7/21: Behaviorism

Additional Resources:
Plato's Cave Allegory
Pavlov's Classical Conditioning Video

Week 2
Tuesday, 7/26: Procedural vs. Conceptual

Additional Resources:

TIMSS study webpage (with links to data) http://nces.ed.gov/timss/

Thursday, 7/28: Learning and Transfer

Additional Resources:

On Gestaltism: www.lifecircles-inc.com/Learningtheories/gestalt/gestalttheory.html
Project Based Science Education: šhttp://www.umich.edu/~pbsgroup/
Lesh and English (modeling): http://eprints.qut.edu.au/3520/1/3520.pdf
Ted Talk (improving word problems): http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_meyer_math_curriculum_makeover.html
Mathematical Modeling: http://tsg.icme11.org/document/get/812

Week 3
Tuesday, 8/2: Constructivism Part I

Additional Resources

A Private Universe

Thursday, 8/4: Constructivism Part II

Additional Resources

Ernst, P. (1996). Varieties of constructivism: A framework for comparison. In B. Greer (Ed.), Theories of Mathematical Learning (pp. 335-350). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Week 4
Tuesday, 8/9: Social Learning Theory

Optional Resources


Thursday, 8/11: Reactions to Reform

Additional Resources
Pedagogical content tools:
Hypothetical Learning Trajectory:
The Case of Noelle: