I am going to discuss and focus on Lee Vygotsky and his theory of Constructivism. One of Lee Vygotsky main theories was in fact constructivism; it is interesting to read about Lee Vygotsky view on constructivism as it is about how people learn and is based on a scientific study. One of the main meanings behind constructivism is “Constructivism is people who construct their own understanding and
Constructivism is reflecting on the experiences we have had in order to create our own understanding of the environment me live in. For instance, lets say I had and old sewing machine that I used all the time but now broke. I visit a sewing machine shop in order to buy a new one. The only machines available are newer models of the machine I owned, with different buttons and features. My previous experience with my machine will guide me into using the new machine. By simply learning a few extra steps, I would now be able to use the new model thanks to by previous experience, this is considered constructivism.
Constructivism is where students are learning more by having their own active involvement then just listening and observing during instruction. Although there is a teacher present in the classroom, they take a step back and observe how students are learning. This is not an easy job for a teacher though. The teacher should know their classroom, the subject matter, and above all, their students. Each student is unique. In an article about student-centered classrooms entitled, Student-Centered Instruction: Involving Students in Their Own Education, the author writes, “Put simply, student-centered instruction is when the planning, teaching, and assessment revolve around the needs and abilities of the
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When a man is a product of his environment and the environment is filled with violence and hatred, the possibilities are horrifying. Richard kuklinski is a prime example of just that. His childhood was something no human, let alone a child should go through. His anger built up and his life eventually was overcome by it. He then progressed to a cold-blooded killer, starting small, and then ending with the mob until his capture.
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So, he went to Paris, France in the 50s to learn more art techniques, that later helped him advance in his art work. He was always surrounded by creativity, even his brother Joseph Delaney was an aspiring painter. His family of 12 were hardworking people who faced much hardship. His mother was even a slave, and the Delaneys often faced intense racism. Causing only four of the children
After being a drill sergeant in Alaska for twenty years he was inspired by the landscape and wanted to start painting what he saw. At first he started painting on pots and stuff like that and sell them for money. But later on he started painting on canvases. PBS saw what potential he had and gave him a show. He also gave lessons and sold art supplies.
While he was in Arizona he became fascinated by the Native American culture. He wrote about what he called the “True Colors” of the West. He stated that horses shadows were blue or a shade of Carmine. After a few months out West engulfing his life with Native and horse culture Harper's Weekly sent him out too South Carolina to focus on the Earthquake in 1886. 4 years later in 1890 he had acquired and made enough art to make his own show. It featured 21 of his own art pieces. By this time he had also created a reputation for himself that helped make his art pieces sell. His popularity got to him so much, he became extremely gluttonous and obesity became a major problem. He battled many health problems which in turn led to his early death on December 26, 1909 at the age of 48. Before his death though he was constantly on the move throughout the Wild West getting to know the natives and becoming engulfed into their culture. After he married his wife Eva they moved immediately to Kansas City where Frederic tried to make his way with a hardware business but it eventually failed. Eva moved back out East because she couldn’t handle the the rough and wild lifestyle the West had to offer. In 1890 after the one man art show Frederic out on his missed his beloved more than anything. So the couple decided to move to New Rochelle, New York in order to have nicer galleries and more living space for
Ivan Ilyich is a court of justice of official that thought that he was living his life the correct way. As his story progresses he becomes more reflective and emotional as he deliberates the reason for his agonizing illness and death. Ivan spends his life climbing the social ladder, focusing more on his work as his family becomes less tolerable. One his while hanging curtains he felled and hurt his side. The pain becomes so profound, he goes to the doctor that diagnose him with a terminal condition. In his final days he realized the mistakes he made and repent of living the life he did (Tolstoy, 1888). This paper will talk about how illness and disease can change our experience in life.
He had committed suicide, due to what is believed to be a mix of physical illness and depression (bio.com). Though he was gone, he was definitely not forgotten. The chapel he had been commissioned to make murals for was dedicated to him nearly one year after his death, becoming known as Rothko Chapel. What had started out as just a commission for a great painter, became a monument of remembrance for the same great painter. The Chapel is located near the Menil Collection and The University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas. “A tranquil meditative environment inspired by the mural canvases of Russian born American painter Mark Rothko, the Chapel welcome over 80,000 visitors each year, people of every faith and from all parts of the world” (about). The mission statement of the Chapel is “to inspire people to action through art and contemplation, to nurture reverence for the highest aspirations of humanity, and to provide a forum for global concerns”
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El Lissitzky was an architect that greatly impacted graphic design. It started in Russia in 1914. He used art as an instrument for social purposes. Namely the construction of the socialist system. The movement was an important influence on graphic design techniques. His art was simplified to shapes and colors. His entire career was based on the belief that artists were an agent for change. When he took a job as the Russian cultural ambassador in
Constructivism is the theory that humans construct knowledge and meaning from their experiences. This idea that people learn from experience and not just from hearing lectures was revolutionary and gave birth to the experimental learning approach that is more powerful than lectures and worksheets. By directing their own learning processes, students understand concepts better. In essence constructivism is the theory of how we learn.