For this task, acknowledging the diversity of students today, identify one particular challenge that interests you as it relates to today’s students in PK-12 classrooms. Your reading from Chapter 1 discusses several types of students from cultural differences, learning styles, disabilities, and whether or not English is their first language. Keep these in mind for your paper this week.
Your assignment is to write a paper in which you analyze one of the three major learning theories: constructivism, behaviorism, or cognitivism. Then, explore why learning theory is at the core of effective models of teaching. Include the following in your paper:
Length: 3-4 pages, not including title and reference pages
References: Include a minimum of 2 scholarly resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including seminal articles, may be included. You may find it helpful to visit the Curriculum and Teaching LibGuide.
Your written assignment should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect graduate-level writing and APA standards. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral University’s Academic Integrity Policy.