About This Chapter
Constructivist Learning & Flipped Classrooms - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, you'll explore the ways in which constructivist learning can be applied in flipped classroom settings. The chapter includes short and easily accessible lessons that outline the purpose of constructivist learning approaches, and you'll also find a variety of constructivist learning activities that you can use in class.
Use these resources if you need new ideas on how to flip your classroom. You can also use the chapter to adapt your flipped classroom instruction based on constructivist learning techniques. Feel free to reach out to our expert instructors if you have any questions about the material.
How It Helps
- Flipped classroom integration: Provides advice on how to effectively incorporate constructivist learning into your flipped classrooms.
- Engages students: Offers fun class activities that you can use to engage your students in flipped classrooms
- Builds awareness: Helps you review the ways that constructivism can be applied to practical instruction
When you're finished with the chapter, you should be able to:
- Evaluate examples of constructivism in education
- Use engaging and effective constructivist learning activities
- Incorporate constructivist learning in flipped classroom settings
1. Constructivism: Overview & Practical Teaching Examples
Learning through real-world experiences with others allows students to grow and understand things more easily. In this lesson, we'll examine constructivism in depth, including social learning, the zone of proximal development, and project-based learning.
2. Constructivist Learning Activities
Constructivist learning is active, involves real-life problem-solving, reflection, and student investment in learning. In this lesson, we'll provide some guidance for developing constructivist learning activities, and give some examples.
3. Incorporating Constructivist Learning in Flipped Classrooms
In this lesson, you will learn the definitions of the flipped classroom and Constructivist Learning Theory. You will also learn how the two concepts connect. Finally, you will read about some examples of the flipped classroom in a variety of content areas.
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Other chapters within the How to Flip Your Classroom course
- Introduction to Flipped Classrooms
- Active Learning & Flipped Classrooms
- Problem-Based Learning & Flipped Classrooms
- Collaborative Learning & Group Work in a Flipped Classroom
- Technology in Flipped Classrooms
- Developing Flipped Lessons
- Student Engagement & Assessment in Flipped Classroom
- Reflection & Growth in Flipped Classrooms
- Flipped Learning Case Studies