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RE: teaching method?


From: kimberly herbert (kherbert_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Nov 30 2001 - 02:52:17 PST

Constructivism - Students construct their knowledge though experiments.
You don't tell them 1+1 = 2 you give them manipulatives and they figure
it out. Teachers are supposed to be facilitators not give information.

Kimberly Herbert

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Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2001 10:04 PM
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Subject: Re: teaching method?

<<Has anyone heard of a teaching method called constructivism? What is

LOL--I know I had a book on this during a secondary methods class.
Since I
remember NOTHING about it, I guess it didn't make that much of an
on me!