In the Convergent Discovery Style, the teacher selects a new and unfamiliar subject matter that invites the learners to apply their reasoning skills to ask questions that logically and sequentially lead to the discovery of the single correct anticipated response.
In the Convergent Discovery Style, the role of the teacher (T) is to design the single question about the subject matter’s target concept to be discovered. The role of the learner (L) is to engage in various cognitive operations and apply reasoning, questioning, and logic to sequentially make connections that lead to the discovery of the single anticipated target answers.
*The arrows represent the decision shifts from the Guided Discovery Style-F to the Convergent Discovery Style-G.
When the Convergent Discovery Style is achieved, the following subject matter objectives are emphasized:
When the Convergent Discovery Style is achieved, the following behavioral objectives are emphasized: