[IAEP] Concise explanation of Constructionism from the LearningTeam

Albert Cahalan acahalan at gmail.com
Sat Aug 16 03:19:35 EDT 2008

On Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 2:30 AM, Costello, Rob R
<Costello.Rob.R at edumail.vic.gov.au> wrote:
> If constructionism means "the use of vague open-ended projects without
> instruction" then maybe more people would agree with you...
> But I can't see that anyone is really promoting that, except maybe as a
> paper tiger to shadow box with

In real-world schools, that is exactly what constructionism means.
If you mean otherwise, then you'd best avoid using that word.
If you can, blacklist it with a spell checker.

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