Definition of Constructivism Constructivism is a theory based on the idea that the learner is actively engaged in their learning process and the teacher is a guide in their self directed learning journey. Constructivism is a theory based on the idea of active learning to gain meaning in real life context settings.
Learning is student directed.
Cooperative learning and socialization are important aspects in the constructivists classroom.
Students learn using critical thinking by building on prior knowledge.