Foundations of Constructivism

FOUNDATIONS OF CONSTRUCTIVISM: A GUIDEBOOK FOR EDUCATORS

This textbook, Foundations of Constructivism: A Guidebook for Educators, is initiated as a collaborative writing project for a Webster University graduate course on the Foundations of Constructivism.

Preface
  1. Introduction
  2. Major Contributors to Constructivist Theory
    2.1. John Dewey
    2.2. Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky
    2.3. Seymour Papert
    2.4. Ernst von Glasersfeld
  3. Fostering creativity and student self-expression
  4. Authentic (real world) learning
  5. Dialogue, collaboration, reflection & personalization of learning
  6. Case Examples in Teaching with Constructivism
    6.1. Learning About Constructivism by Authoring a Wiki Textbook
    6.2. Constructivism in Chemical Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, (CBRN)
    6.3. Constructivism in Reading Instruction
    6.4. Constructing through construction/ A unit on construction for prekindergarten children
    6.5. title here
    6.6. Literature (A fresh look)