Social Constuctivism LLED 5630

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2/18/11 It is important to note that Constructivism is not a pedagogy, but a theory that has driven the development of may pedagogies.
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2/18/11 Constructivism Constructivism is a theory of knowledge that argues that humans generate knowledge and meaning from their experiences. Famous constructivists include Jean Piaget, Maria Montessori, Lev Vygotsky, and John Dewey.
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2/18/11 Jean Piaget Piaget suggested that through processes of accommodation and assimilation , individuals construct new knowledge from their experiences .
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2/18/11 Constructivist theory The learne r as a unique indivi dual The import ance of the
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2/18/11 Instru ctors as facilita tors Learni
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Unformatted text preview: ng is an active, social 2/18/11 Knowl edge should be discov ered as an integr ated whole 2/18/11 Pedagogies based on Inquiry-based learning Problem-based learning Various methods involving collaboration or group work Cooperative learning (reciprocal questioning, Jigsaw Classroom, structured controversies) 2/18/11 Lev Vygotsky Developed the ideas of ZPD and Scaffolding 2/18/11 Scaffolding is defined in your textbook as ‘temporary supports, provided by more capable people, that permit learners to perform a complex process before they are able to do so unassisted.” (p. 99) 2/18/11 How can we scaffold for non-English speaking students?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course LLED 5630 taught by Professor Shellymcclannahan during the Fall '10 term at UGA.

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