To consider pedagogy in practice

Aim

To consider pedagogy in practice

Evidence and Reflection

Watch the video at:

http://www.highscope.org/Content.asp?ContentId=381

Consider or discuss with a peer:

a)      whether this an example of Sustained Shared Thinking?

b)      Does this adult provide:

Extension:

‘Psychologists and philosophers have helped to extend our understanding of the term ‘thinking’, by emphasising the importance of dispositions, such as attention and motivation, commonly associated with thinking (Claxton, 2002).’

What do you understand by the term ‘dispositions’?  What would you identify as positive dispositions towards learning?  Which dispositions does the adult attempt to promote in the clip?