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Language and culture are the frameworks through which humans experience, communicate, and understand reality. (Social Constructivism, Lev Vygotsky, 1968)

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In constructivism, learners are given the opportunity to communicate, interact and create meaning with each other to be able to gain new experiences. In this approach, teachers turn into facilitators.

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REPIN: Comparing theories of learning Piaget and Vygotsky. Comment: The individual versus the social aspect of learning. It funny how so many students are receiving their instruction on-line, which at least pragmatically makes interaction a challenge, I wonder what these theorists would say about this.

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universityanxiety: 26.4.2015 // moved from the desk in my bedroom to the table in the living room. trying to crack on with some social constructivism revision before making some flash cards later this afternoon

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How To Use Variations on Think-Pair-Share in the Secondary Classroom

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Need an idea to end the day? The End of the Day Jar has 24 questions to ask students to get them talking about their school day. This helps build community in the classroom. You can call on students to answer the questions or have them talk with a buddy.

Need an idea to end the day? The End of the Day Jar has 24 questions to ask students to get them talking about their school day. This helps build community in the classroom. You can call on students to answer the questions or have them talk with a buddy.

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Daniel Goleman on the Importance of Cultivating Focus (Video Playlist)

Watch to learn how social-emotional learning helps to cultivate focus and drives achievement and success.

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