chapter  8
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Building a Constructivist Curriculum

Learning about theory and related practice is essential for you as a future teacher. In addition, you will need to be prepared to address a range of personal and interpersonal expectations. In this chapter, you will learn about ways to implement a constructivist curriculum. After reading this chapter, you will have a better understanding of

• what to expect of yourself as a constructivist teacher; • how to help children understand expectations; • how to introduce a constructivist approach gradually; • how to address standards within your plan; • how to work with a broad range of students; • how to gain the support of administrators and parents; and • how to work with other adults assigned to the same classroom.