To consider the influence and strengths of constructivist psychology

Aim

To consider the influence and strengths of constructivist psychology when applied to children's learning and primary school practice.

Evidence and Reflection

Review the learning situations and teaching methods, influenced by constructivism, which your class has experienced during a school day.

Note each learning situation, each teaching method and then consider the reasons for its choice.

Learning situation

Teaching methods used               

Reason for choice of teaching methods

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Follow up 

Consider the extent, strengths and weaknesses of the constructivist influence on teaching in your school.  Are the teaching methods used 'fit for their purpose'?