Julia doughtie Theory

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Julia doughtie Theory

  1. 1. Constructivist TheoryJulia Doughtie QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  2. 2. Menu• What is it?• Key Figures• In the Classroom• In My Classroom• Sources
  3. 3. What is it?• Students learn by doing• Student construct once they have learned• Children are active learners• Children build from what they already know QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  4. 4. What is it? Continued• Exploration and inquiry is the way to learn• Children grow into higher stages of learning• Education is a social process• Socratic method – think critically and form an opinion QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  5. 5. Key Figures QuickTimeª and a QuickTimeª and a decompressor decompressorare needed to see this picture. are needed to see this picture. QuickTimeª and a decompressor QuickTimeª and a are needed to see this picture. decompressor are needed to see this picture.Jean Piaget Jerome Bruner Lev Vygotsky John Dewey
  6. 6. Key Figures: Jean Piaget• Jean Piaget was a psychologist who lived 1896-1980• Believed there are four cognitive stages: QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  7. 7. In the Classroom• Students should be encouraged to think individually QuickTimeª and a decompressor• Scavenger hunts, web quests are needed to see this picture.• Encourage students to explore concepts by themselves• Use many mediums to learn one topic – Such as drawing, spreadsheets, websites, songs
  8. 8. In the Classroom Continued• Teach through activities, not just lectures• Encourage discussion• Treat the classroom as a QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. community• Educational games are a great thing
  9. 9. In My Classroom• I agree with the constructivist theory• Exploring and thinking for oneself is important• Learning in an active way is important• Students retain more by doing QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  10. 10. In My Classroom Continued• Working as a community students are less pressured• Lectures are less effective• Participating is important to QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. retain information• Building from old knowledge is great
  11. 11. Sources• http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-GW88uICXvls/TcUJzGqlYcI/AAAAAAAAAGk/6RRsPLWxqQA/s1600/4• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constructivism_(learning_theory)• Integrating Technology In a Connected World: Seventh Edition• http://www.nndb.com/people/359/000094077/piaget-3.jpg• http://educationupdate.com/archives/2005/Nov/assets/jerome-bruner.jpg• http://vygotsky.afraid.org/Image5.gif• http://dewey.pragmatism.org/dewey.gif• http://media.silvertounge.net/2010/12/scavenger-hunt.gif• http://www.educationcreations.com/images/kidschool21.gif• http://thumbs.dreamstime.com/thumblarge_469/126346246768JW67.jpg• http://sitemaker.umich.edu/kaitlynsargent/files/classroom_community.jpg• http://growingasaparent.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/piagets-theory.jpg• http://www.clipproject.info/Cliparts_Free/Schule_Free/Clipart_School_Free_29.gif• http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_5gbFxNfCkkY/SUKhKfzvR0I/AAAAAAAA BTI/68TpOv4Y3jA/s320/ssocratic.gif

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