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  • Learning Theory:Constructivism
    by:Lisa
  • Leading theorists of constructivism:
    Jean Piaget
    Jerome Bruner
    Lev Vygotsky
    John Dewey
  • Key Points of Theory:
    Learning is an active, constructive process.
    The learner is an information constructor
    New information is linked to prior knowledge, thus mental representations are subjective
  • What the teacher does under this theory:
    Support curriculum without technology using:
    Social and emotional learning
    Integrated studies
    Project Learning
  • What the teacher does under this theory
    Support curriculum with technology using:
    Active engagement
    Participation in groups
    Frequent interaction
    Connection to real-world experts
  • What do the students do under constructivism:
    Students without technology will support curriculum by using:
    books for research
    Critical-thinking skills
  • What do the students do under constructivism
    Students with technology will support current curriculum using:
    Computer games
    Project research
    Group projects
  • ConclusionConclusionConclusion
    • Learning and understanding how students learn through the different learning theories will be imperative to the success of all my students.
    • Using all technology available to me in the classroom and traditional teaching styles will prove to be essential.
  • Credits
    http://www.learning-theories.com/constructivism.html
    http://www.edutopia.org/core-concepts
    http://www.edutopia.org/tech-integration
    Cashman, Gunter, and Gunter. "Learning Theories and Education Research." Intergrating Technology and Digital Media in the Classroom. Sixth Edition ed. Boston: Course Technology, 2010. 367-390. Print.