Differences Between Instructional Models
actively construct their own understandings
proceeds from the whole to the part
embedded in social contexts.
encouraged to explore the
functions of literacy or the relationship of skills to these functions.
is student centered; individual differences are taken into account
emphasizes the processes of thinking; recognizes the place of students'
life experiencesand cultural schemata.
allows for cultural diversity.
1.Skills and knowledge can be transmitted or passively absorbed.
proceeds from the part to the whole.
is taught as skills in the abstract, without regard for social context.
or no emphasis is placed on the functions of literacy .
is skills-driven; little emphasis is given to individual or group
focuses on product; little recognition given to students' life experiences
and cultural schemata.
may reflect the values of the mainstream, to the exclusion of other