Science Class

Constructivism

Learning is continually constructed. It is an active process.

Theorists: John Dewey, Jerome Bruner, Merrill, Lev Vygotsky, Seymour Papert​

Overview

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Teacher:  ( Guide, Mentor, Coach) A true facilitator between the student and knowledge

  • Journalist Approach: Inquiry based approach

  • Who?What?Where?When?Why? How?

  • Target scenarios that challenge problem solving (Real-world)

  • Structured based on diversity of student perspectives

Tools:  Exploration is the ONLY way!

  • Reflection: encourages deeper analysis and challenging of preconceived notions

  • Authentic materials: Artifacts that give validity to real environmental circumstances

    • (Real-world) contextualized learning increases retention​​

  • Hands-on, Task-based exercises, real-world scenarios, group collaboration

 

Student: Active! They bring with them vast experiences that in turn aide them in creating new knowledge and forging personal connections.

  • Students are the star of this show. Everything is crafted around their dialogues and responses

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