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- adj. Of or relating to constructivism.
- n. An advocate of constructivism.
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- n. an artist of the school of constructivism
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He wrote to Bernard Malamud that he was against what you call the constructivist approach.
Someone recently suggested my decision to start blogging was an experiment in constructivist learning.
While “bringing low-cost laptop computers to children around the world” is a distinct goal from “a game changer in constructivist learning”, they are very complementary.
Indeed, the investors bristle at the "activist investor" label often pinned on them and prefer to think of themselves as "constructivist" investors.
Unfortunately, this "constructivist" view is often misreported as indicating the brain actually creates objective reality, hence the oft-repeated Bush-world claim, "you create your own reality."
Physicist Alan Sokal of New York University wrote a spoof of the "constructivist" argument, passed it off as the real thing and duped the post-modern journal Social Text into publishing it.
Try "constructivist" mathematics, something I discussed here, here, and here.
The WASL is designed to test the "constructivist" reformed math; a languaged based math.
One could argue that even "constructivist" approaches to learning are fundamentally rooted in an association between behaviour and reward.
Remarks such as these gave some commentators the impression that Kuhn was a strong kind of constructivist, holding that the way the world literally is, depends on accepted scientific theory.
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