It is easier to measure efficiency than effectiveness, easier to rate how well we are doing something than to ask if hat we are doing makes sense. …the process of coming to understand ideas in a classroom is not always linear or quantifiable.
Linda McNeil, Co-Director, Center for Education, Rice University

Building Knowledge, Not Accumulating Facts: John Abbott Speaks

Thu, 01/31/2008 - 12:25 -- admin
John Abbott discusses the theory of constructivism in learning.

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John Abbott is the President of the [[http://www.21learn.org/|21st Century Learning Initiative]], an initiative to facilitate the emergence of new approaches to learning in the United Kingdom.

The changelearning website project emerged from the collaboration of John Abbott and Heather MacTaggart, the Executive Director of [[http://classroomconnections.ca/|Classroom Connections]], a Canadian non-profit educational organization dedicated to optimizing student learning.
Website development has been facilitated by the [[http://www.ccl-cca.ca/ccl|Canadian Council on Learning]], a national, independent, and non-profit corporation that is committed to improving learning across the country and across all walks of life.

Visit our [[http://changelearning.ca/about-us| About Us]] page for more information about the changelearning initiative.

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