During the long and rich history of pedagogy, humans have developed numerous learning theories and methodologies. For the majority part of our existence, learning has been merely an aspect of one’s conditioning towards acceptable social behaviour. During the Renaissance, learning evolved from this narrow approach to a complete process of cognitive enablement of humans by tapping into their memory.
These approaches leverage the fact that knowledge is delivered to the learner.
However, I advocate the ‘Constructivism’ approach – a well-established theory of learning, which indicates that people actively construct new knowledge by combining their practical experiences with what they already know. Its premise is that all learning is personal, always.
Children should be allowed to empathise, ideate, experiment, take risks and prototype
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