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This paper provides a summary and evaluation of two different views on the best type of educational reform theories: constructivism and objectivism. The paper then provides a summary of the main points of the two respective evaluations of the views of David Elkind and Jamin Carson.
From the Paper:"Constructivism rests largely on the theoretical framework of learning and development established by Jean Piaget in the sense that it argues learners construct knowledge from their experiences and interactions. A simple explanation of constructivism might be that it assumes people learn best when they learn by doing. Advocates of constructivism as a teaching methodology, like David Elkind, maintain that it provides individuals with deeper levels of understanding and internalization. Based on epistemology, Elkind argues constructivism avoids the pitfalls of educational reforms based on political or social events..."
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Educational Reform (2008, December 01) Retrieved April 02, 2023, from https://www.academon.com/research-paper/educational-reform-122905/
"Educational Reform" 01 December 2008. Web. 02 April. 2023. <https://www.academon.com/research-paper/educational-reform-122905/>