Larochelle M., Bednarz N. & Garrison J. (2009) Constructivism and education. Cambride University Press, New York (first edition 1998).
Constructivism and education.
Cambride University Press, New York (first edition 1998).
Drawing on perspectives from a range of different fields (ethics, mathematics education, philosophy, social psychology, science education, social studies), the essays in this book invite us to reposition ourselves in relation to the major currents that have influenced education in this century, namely pragmatism, genetic epistemology, and social interactionism. They call for new reflection on the validity of knowledge and types of knowledge, the compartmentalization of school subjects, the mediating role of teachers, and, above all, the ends of education.
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