Jeanna strickland constructivism

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Jeanna strickland constructivism

  1. 1. Jeanna S.
  2. 2. Menu Points of Constructivism Theorists John Dewey Classroom Implications How does Constructivism affect teaching?
  3. 3. Problem Hands-on Solving Experimentation Constructivism is characterized by Concept LogicalDevelopment Reasoning
  4. 4. Authentic Engaged/Active Learning Learning Constructivism is characterized by Whole Language SociallyApproach to Literacy Constructed
  5. 5. Leaders of Constructivism http://educationupdate.com/http://webspace.ship.edu/cgb archives/2005/Nov/html/col-oer/piaget.html jeromebutler.htmlJean Piaget Jerome Bruner
  6. 6. Leaders of Constructivismhttp://vygotsky.afraid.org/ http://www.iep.utm.edu/dewey/Lev Vygotsky John Dewey
  7. 7. Progressive Education JohnEducator Philosopher Dewey Psychologist
  8. 8. Social CriticWorld John PhilanthropistPeace Dewey Political Activist
  9. 9. Teachers must… Scaffold Construct knowledge through experiments Not give answers, but allow students to think for themselves Help students rethink their ideas by asking questions they wouldn’t think of on their own Immerse students in a language rich environment
  10. 10. Students must… Experiment- hands-on Encounter: Problem Based Learning Anchored Instruction Cognitive apprenticeship  Scaffolding
  11. 11. Constructivism is important in my teaching Constructivism, Cognitive, and Behavioral Learning Theories are all very important Constructivism will be how my students will acquire and retain knowledge
  12. 12. Constructivism is important in my teaching As a teacher, I must understand how children gain meaningful and productive knowledge that can be applied to new situations I cannot transmit knowledge to my students directly Information must be mentally acted on, manipulated and transformed in order to have meaning for the learner

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