Monthly Archives: January 2012

Voice Thread

Here is the link to my Voice Thread.  Thanks. http://voicethread.com/share/2667990/ Rachel

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Social Learning Theory

Social learning theory asserts that students learn from working with and among others, that “when students work in cooperative groups, they make sense of, or construct meaning for, new knowledge by interacting with others” (Pitler, Hubbell, Kuhn, & Malenoski, 2007, … Continue reading

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Constructionist Learning Theory

Constructionist learning theory asserts that students learn best when they are able to create a meaningful artifact as part of their learning.  “Papert has extended Piaget’s notion of constructivism where ‘knowledge was built by the learner’ to a ‘constructionism’ which … Continue reading

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Cognitive Learning Theory

Cognitive learning theory asserts the premise that information is processed through three stages.  Sensory input of information is stored in short-term memory, but through rehearsal (or practice), information is then stored in one’s long-term memory (Laureate Education, Inc., 2011).  This … Continue reading

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Application #2 Behaviorist Learning Theory

One of the best pieces of advice I have ever received as a teacher has been to praise the efforts of a student and not his innate abilities.  There are four factors that people attribute to success: innate abilities, assistance … Continue reading

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