Websites & Social Constructivism
What Are Some Useful Resources?
Social Constructivist Pedagogy - What Does That Mean?
Constructivism is basically people make their own knowledge. We learn best by doing, not being passive recipients. Many classrooms have moved away from lecture centered to student centered. Think of it as crown sourcing in an intimate setting.
Proboards & Online Discussion
Padlet is such a simple tool to use in the classroom. It simply mimics a bulletin board. The teacher sets up a board and students can post without opening an account. This is an effective way for students to quickly share their responses. They are shown in real time and students can view the information from different students or collaborate in pairs, etc. to disseminate ideas.
This website allows for students to work together on presentation easily. It is cloud based which allows for students to work at the same time on the same presentation. Students can research, write, make media choices with each other to produce a polished presentation. The tools within Prezi allow for a dynamic outcome that students will be proud of displaying.