Constructivism is a learning model that suggests human learn by constructing knowledge from their experiences. In class, students would be solving real-world problems or doing experiments and learning from there.
- What is the constructivism approach to learning? A collection of sites by the University of Sydney related to Constructivism in teaching and learning.
- Constructivist Views of Learning in Science and Mathematics explores how constructivism may be used in the teaching of Science and Mathematics, despite of common views that constructivism is more suitable for learning subjects that are open to interpretation such as literature.
There are four steps to planning a successful SDL learning course. These four steps are
- Being ready to learn
- Setting learning goals
- Engaging the learning process
- Evaluating learning
CK12 is an organisation that provide open source learning materials. Membership is free and the resources includes reading materials, videos and more. When you sign up as a teacher, you can add existing courses to your Library. You can also create your course contents. The killer feature is that you can even add the courses into the proprietary Flexibook, which appears like a textbook containing only the relevant topics that your students need for their courses.