Presentation on theme: "TRADITIONAL TEACHING. Learning Environment Controller of the learning environment Competitive learning Classroom settings."— Presentation transcript:
Learning Environment Controller of the learning environment Competitive learning Classroom settings
Traditional Vs Montessori (Collaborative) Teaching Teacher centered Environment Teacher is in control Power & responsibility are primarily teacher centered The teacher is the instructor and decision maker Student centered environment Students are in control of their own learning Power & responsibility are primarily student centered The teacher is a facilitator & guide. Students are the decision makers
The learning experience is often competitive in nature. The competition is usually between students. Series of smaller teacher defined tasks organized within separate subject disciplines. Learning takes place in the classroom Learning may be cooperative, collaborative or independent. Students work together to reach a common goal. Authentic, interdisciplinary projects and problems Learning extends beyond the classroom Traditional Vs Montessori (Collaborative) Teaching
The content is most important. Students master knowledge through drill & practice. The way information is processed & used is most important. Students evaluate, make decisions and are responsible for their own learning. Students master knowledge by constructing it.