Learning, according to the constructivist argument, is a social experience, whereby students construct learning with the support of the instructor and fellow students. In recent years, many constructivist and critical educators turned towards building community within the classroom to meet their pedagogical aims, arguing classroom communities are central to knowledge construction, helping students learn how to learn, and helping students work with diverse others in a globalized, multicultural, world ( 2,484 more words
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Critical spirituality describes, in the AoR sense of the word, a socially-engaged spiritual practice that seeks to interpret our world through both religious and politico-economic perspectives, specifically through such conceptual frameworks as intersectionality and oppression. 100 more words
Tonight I am compelled to write simply because it was such an awesome, wonderful evening of class with my students. Just to re-cap: I am teaching undergraduate (BSW Junior) students this year after having spent the past 14 years immersed in graduate teaching in our MSW and PhD programs. 581 more words