Term of the day – Constructivism

TERM OF THE DAY APRIL 28, 2016

constructivism

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Teaching philosophy based on the concept that learning (cognition) is theresult of ‘mental construction’ students constructs their own understanding by reflecting on their personal experiences, and by relating the newknowledge with what they already know. Each student creates his or her own ‘schemas’ or mental-models to make sense of the world, and accommodates the new knowledge (learns) by … Read more


USAGE EXAMPLE
Professor Blake, worked in the psychology hall. His specialty was memory patterns. He taught a patient how to utilize all his thoughts into one main point. His constructivism points made sense, like a construction site.
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