The Big Picture to constructing knowledge and understanding

Constructivist 

Learning Design

  1. Constructivist Theory
  2. Inquiry-Based Learning + Project-Based Learning
  3. Thriving Students in a "well-being" Learning Environment

Constructivist

Instructional Practices

  1. Curriculum Mapping
  2. Inquiry/Project-Based Unit Development
  3. Blended Learning Instructional Strategies (BLIS)

Constructivist
Learning Design
1. Constructivist Theory
   
We construct knowledge and understanding through our own experiences of the world

2. Inquiry-Based Learning

Learning by questioning
through a research process

+ Project-Based Learning 
Learning by doing
The Maker Movement
3. Thriving Students in a Well-being Learning Environment

Crafting engaging learning spaces where students feel happy, healthy and prosperous     

Thriving Students
In a Well-being Learning Environment 

Constructivist
Instructional Practices

1. Curriculum Mapping
Curriculum Map Templates
Frameworks
 Content Standards
2. Inquiry/Project-Based Unit Development
Unit and Lesson Planning Templates 
Web-based Project Builder Apps

3. Blended Learning Instructional Strategies (BLIS)

The BLIS model integrates analog and digital tools and media in- 
  • Face-to-Face classrooms utilizing inquiry & project-based instruction, combined with a
  • Rotation schedule of learning spaces or environments (including, but not limited to)
    • Learning Commons, Makerspace, Learning Labs, Learning Studios, Physical Education, Outdoor Education and Community-based Education.
Differentiated Instruction
Professional Development and Professional Learning Community (PLC)
STEAM/Integrated Studies
Making
  • Building with Objects
  • Design and Engineering
  • Robotics
  • Having a school Makerspace
Visual Literacy (reading images)
  • Environment
  • Concept/Thinking Maps
  • Photographs/Graphics
  • Video
Online Software
Hardware
  • Classroom Chromebooks
  • eReaders
  • Learning Commons and Makerspaces Desktop Computers
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