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Selected sites on Constructivism from the Math Forum's Internet Mathematics Library:
 Calculus, Concepts, Computers, and Cooperative Learning (C4L)
 Ed Dubinsky, David Mathews, and Keith Schwingendorf

"Constructivist learning theory in practice," following six principles: research into student learning is critical; conceptual understanding is
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 Center for Science & Mathematics Teaching (CSMT)
 Tufts University

The Center, directed by Ronald Thornton, develops curricula, activities, and computer tools which allow students to participate actively in their own
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 Epistemology and Learning Group
 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Constructionism asserts that knowledge is not simply transmitted from teacher to student, but is actively constructed by the mind of the learner, and
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 Essays on Constructivism and Education
 Tom O'Haver; Maryland Collaborative for Teacher Preparation

An extensive collection of articles on constructivist teaching strategies, change in education, technology in the classroom, hypertext and cognitive
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 Providing HandsOn, MindsOn, and Authentic Learning Experiences in Mathematics (NCREL)
 Cathy Cook; Pathways to School Improvement

A linked essay giving overview, background, and issues around constructivist theory and its implementation. "When educators begin to see learning as
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 Democracy
and Education (John Dewey): The classic work, in hypertext form. In a sense, Dewey was
the first to bring constructivism (a.k.a. instrumentalism) to pedagogic discourse.
 Grazing the Net:
Raising a Generation of Free Range Students (Jamie McKenzie, From Now On):
A discussion of constructivism and the Inquiry approach using the Internet in the Classroom.
From Now On is an educational journal devoted to
technologyrelated issues.
 Technology and Education:
New Wine in New Bottles  Choosing Pasts and Imagining Educational Futures
(Robert McClintock, Luyen Chou, Frank Moretti and Don H. Nix: NLTL, 1993):
Constructivist Pedagogy and school design discussed in light of postprint
information technologies.
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