Constructivism in the Classroom
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The paper relates that constructivism appears to be a far more vital and expressive method of teaching that has greater appeal for both students and teachers. It allows students to use their own experiences and their own reasoning processes to reach conclusions while being guided by their teacher. The learning achieved using this process is of greater value to the student as it may be retained longer and may also teach students skills that can be used throughout their lifetimes. The paper asserts that while constructivism has its flaws, it appears to be an excellent teaching method that is appropriate for use in today's modern classroom.
From the Paper:"The concept of constructivism is an important one for teachers today. One difficulty that students have historically experienced is that education is a boring, lecture-based process that makes learning tedious. Worse, the "learning" done with this kind of educational process is merely rote memorization in which words and concepts are parroted back to the instructors and are swiftly forgotten. The concept of constructivism overturns this outmoded perspective on education. Teaching through an interactive process that encourages students to learn to learn is ultimately more satisfying for both the..."
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