Constructivism is a learning theory. It says we construct our own understanding and knowledge of the world through experiences that we process. When we come across a new experience we have to reconcile it with what we already know. Analysing the new thoughts against our current belief system, through questioning and exploration, we either reject it, or change our thinking to encompass it. We are hence the creators of our own knowledge.
Implicit instruction is fundamentally about pupil centred discovery. The teacher is a facilitator of learning rather than controlling every step of what…
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