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Appraising Constructivism in Science and Mathematics Education


by Michael R. Matthews — 2000

As one constructivist remarked, “In summary then the term ‘constructivism’ appears to be fashionable, mostly used loosely with no clear definition of the term, and is used without clear links to an epistemological base.” Although there are countless thousands of constructivist articles, it is rare to find ones with fully worked out epistemology, learning theory, educational theory, or ethical and political positions. This makes appraisal difficult.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 99, No. 1.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 102 Number 7, 2000, p. 161-192
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 18701, Date Accessed: 10/23/2017 10:22:20 PM

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  • Michael Matthews
    University of New South Wales
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    MICHAEL R. MATTHEWS is an Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of New South Wales. He is the founding editor of the journal Science & Education.
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