1.How is expert knowledge different from pedagogical content knowledge?
2.Have you ever had a teacher who was clearly an expert in his or her discipline but not a good teacher? What pedagogical content knowledge was missing?
3.What happens at each stage in Chall’s developmental model of reading?
4. What are some differences between the whole-language approach and the phonics approach to teaching reading? Which approach is better?
1.Which teaching strategy is most likely to foster the development of critical-thinking skills in social studies?
a. having students create timelines of important historical dates
b. presenting students with worksheets that require them to recall the facts presented in their textbooks
c. presenting students with statements such as “Lincoln was our greatest president” to defend or refute
d. giving a multiple-choice test