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Teaching & Learning Centers (Global)
Classroom photoThe Center for Teaching Excellence at the University of Kansas provides the user with links to teaching centers around the globe.

Teaching & Learning Centers (U.S.)
The Center for Teaching and Scholarly Excellence at Hofstra provides the user with an alphabetical list of teaching centers around the United States.

Constructivist Teaching
This site explores the professional growth topic of constructivist teaching. It explains the constructivist theory of teaching, and how constructivism can be applied in the classroom.

Bloom’s Taxonomy
"Beginning in 1948, a group of educators undertook the task of classifying education goals and objectives. The intent was to develop a classification system for three domains: the cognitive, the affective, and the psychomotor. Work on the cognitive domain was completed in 1956 and is commonly referred to as Bloom’s Taxonomy of the Cognitive Domain (Bloom et al., 1956)."

Critical Thinking
"The Foundation and Center for Critical Thinking offers conferences and professional development programs, emphasizing assessment, research, instructional strategies, socratic questioning,critical reading and writing, higher order thinking, quality enhancement, and competency standards."

Team Based Learning
Explains the team based learning strategy and how it can be implemented in the classroom.

Collaborative Learning
"The goal of this section is to provide the instructor with some starting ideas: Things to consider as you contemplate incorporating collaborative learning structures into your course."

Cooperative Learning
"Cooperative Learning is a relationship in a group of students that requires positive interdependence , individual accountability, interpersonal skills, face-to-face promotive interaction, and processing.The Cooperative Learning Center is a Research and Training Center focusing on how students should interact with each other as they learn and the skills needed to interact effectively."

Problem Based Learning
"Problem-based learning (PBL) is an instructional method that challenges students to "learn to learn," working cooperatively in groups to seek solutions to real world problems."

Active Learning
"This site supports the scholarship of teaching by providing research-based resources designed to help faculty use active learning successfully in college and university classrooms."

Service Learning
"Service-learning is a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities."

How People Learn
This website allows you to read the full text version of How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School.

Multiple Intelligences
Provides a wealth of information about Multiple Intelligence theory, including intelligence profiles, teaching ideas, and discussion groups related to MI.