Social Constructivism Katie Davey and Brooke Farrugia

a brief History of learning theories


Behaviourist learning theory



Social Constructivism

Social constructivism
Social constructivist theory

social constructivism in practice

Using one word how Did you or how would you develop community during COVID-19

What do you think the main pros and cons of social constructivism are as a Learning Theory?


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