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CONSTRUCTIONISM LEARNING THEORY
CONSTRUCTIONISM LEARNING THEORYPRESNTED BYMURIEL MOTLHABANE31/08/2016
WHAT IS CONSTRUCTIONISMConstructionism is a constructivist learning theory and is a theory for instruction. It states that building knowledge occurs best through building thing that are tangible and sharable. According to the Constructionism theory, learners learn effectively through making things. It supports learner-centred method of learningIt involves technology most of the time
GURUS OF THE THEORYJEAN PIAGETJean Piaget developed the theory of Constructivism.Believed that children learn by doing and that they create their own learning experiences
SEYMOUR PAPERTSeymour Papert developed the theory of Constructionism Papert believed that when technology is integrated with traditional constructivist activities, children create for themselves new experiences and new ways of thinking.
FOUR BASIC CONCEPTS OF CONSTRUCTIONISMLearning by designing within a community: children learn best when they initiate and design projects that are meaningful to themselves and their community.Technological tools for learning: when technology is integrated into traditional early childhood, children engage in collaborative and team work.Powerful ideas and wonderful ideas: the power of technology in education lies in the potential to assist children to encounter powerful ideas.Learning about, learning with technology: they develop character traits that will enable them to use technology safely and responsibly to communicate and connect with others.