Month: August 2020

About Constructivism

The current state of knowledge is a moment in History changing just as rapidly as the state of knowledge’ J.Petty.Learning is a continuous, active phenomenon wherein learners engage by observing their surroundings, manipulating various objects around them and form mental models based on self-enquiry, experiences and conversations, comparing them with previous knowledge. (Dewey, 1938; Vygotsky, …

About Constructivism Read More »

Why do we use multiple ways of teaching the same concept at Glentree Academy?

How many times have we heard students asking, “Why do we learn calculus or theorems? Where do we apply or use it in the real world?” And honestly, it’s a great question–one that we should all spend more time thinking about. Research shows that relevant learning means effective learning and is most enduring. The age-old …

Why do we use multiple ways of teaching the same concept at Glentree Academy? Read More »