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Constructivism

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Constructivism

Teaching traditional 
Is based on transmission
But is receiver tuned?
Cannot transmit culture.
Culture needs discovery.
A teacher must accept
To hear the students’ words
And work with their conceptions
Constructing  day by day.
No discipline succeeds
With rules imposed as truth.
Discussion is a need
To improve a conscious thought.
Become constructivists!

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  1. Date: 9/18/2013 10:11:00 AM
    Hallo Mario, Profound write this! Culture has to be experienced not taught - you've said it very well. Very often we strive to impact without bothering to find out what was there before. nice reminder. Very well penned!

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    Date: 9/18/2013 11:35:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you, Vicky. This has beeen my method of teaching for more than 40 years and has been enforced by experience with children 3 to 5. They have excellent intuition and you must listen more than explain. So constructivism becomes a sort of faith
  1. Date: 9/2/2013 12:47:00 PM
    nicely penned Mario xxx