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Cognitive and Social Constructivism: Developing Tools for an Effective Classroom.

  title={Cognitive and Social Constructivism: Developing Tools for an Effective Classroom.},
  author={Katherine C. Powell and C. Kalina},
  journal={Education 3-13},
Introduction Constructivism is a vague concept, but is currently discussed in many schools as the best method for teaching and learning. For many educators or teachers, it has a variety of meanings. In order for teachers to use it effectively, they have to know where the student is at a given learning point or the current stage in their knowledge of a subject so that students can create personal meaning when new information is given to them. When in the classroom, teachers have the potential to… 
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