A Constructivist View of Science Education
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|University of Massachusetts Physics Education Research Group (UMPERG)|
|Four premises of constructivism: knowledge is constructed, not transmitted; prior knowledge impacts the learning process; initial understanding is local, not global; and building useful knowledge structures requires effortful and purposeful activity; and how these relate to teaching. Linked to UMPERG's constructivist model of knowledge and learning.|
|Levels:||High School (9-12), College|
|Math Ed Topics:||Constructivism|
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