Social Constructivism

Chantelle, Ben & Danny

Social Constructivism

Social Constructivism is the process of reflecting on experiences and making sense of the world around them. It impacts the curriculum as teachers must add creativity to the content being taught in the classroom. It encourages students to ask questions and generate new experience to reflect upon.

5 Attributes of Social Constructivism

1. Active

2. Constructive

3. Authentic

4. Cooperative

5. Intentional

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Active - Engages students in writing answers and participating in classroom discussion

Constructive - Students draw on their own knowledge and ideas to contribute to the topic Authentic - Provides a unique and anonymous discussing experience

Cooperative - Involves whole class discussion and cooperation

Intentional - Students can state their goals on the issue

Constructivist Learning