Tag Archives: Inquiry

How is Knowledge Socially Constructed?

Constructivism is a theory of learning that argues that humans generate knowledge and meaning from an interaction between their experiences and their ideas. In other words, it is a theory of learning asserting that knowledge is not passively received (i.e. … Continue reading

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Using Technology to Create Authentic Learning in the Classroom

Triggering Event Question: As a 3rd grade teacher, how can I design, develop, and evaluate authentic learning experiences and assessments that incorporate contemporary tools and resources to maximize content learning to develop knowledge, skills, and attitudes identified in standards? Authentic learning … Continue reading

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Induction: Helping Students Learn to Think

Children are born natural inquirers. We come into this world seeking to know more about our surroundings. As we question the world around us, we use our innate ability to categorize the information that we have been given. As teachers, … Continue reading

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