Six attributes of Social Constructivism

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Six attributes of Social Constructivism by Mind Map: Six attributes of Social Constructivism

1. Active: The teacher should be seen as a coach/mentor that aids in the learning process, but ultimately it is the student who has the active role in building knowledge.

2. Constructed: Students bring their own prior knowledge and understanding to the classroom.

3. Reflective: Talking about and reflecting on new information is an important part of the learning process.

4. Evolving: Take into account the students' current perspectives and build from there.

5. Inquiry-based: Use inquiry and investigative methods to understand concepts. For example, experiments or research projects.

6. Collaborative: Students should work together to share ideas, as each students own beliefs are important and this will help to build knowledge. Example: Think, pair, share activities.