An ambitious revision of a now classic text, Constructivism: Theory, Perspectives, and Practice, Second Edition is an invaluable resource for practicing teachers, teacher educators, and curriculum specialists in mathematics, science, social studies, and language arts.
New for the Second Edition!
* An updated theory section that adds further contemporary biological evidence to go beyond the theories of Piaget and Vygotskyoffering a more contemporary framework for a psychological theory of learning.
* New chapters reflecting the school-based reforms that have been initiated since the writing of the first editionspecifically addressing the changes in mathematics, social studies, and teacher education.
* A new chapter on the emerging field of disability studiesincluding a critique that unmasks current practices and assumptions that better serve schools rather than students and their families.