Open Access Graduate Research Paper
This paper is a review of literature relative to the importance of using constructivist approaches in the kindergarten program. The primary focus of this paper was to look at the features of a constructivist approach. Advantages and criticisms of constructivism are included. This study also provides guidelines designed to help educators, specifically kindergarten teachers, implement constructivist approaches in their classrooms. The conclusion of this paper offers suggestions and cautions to educators on implementing these guidelines. Recommendations for further research in the area are stated.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Charles R. May
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©2001 Carol J. Menefee
Menefee, Carol J., "Constructivist education : developing a constructivist kindergarten program" (2001). Graduate Research Papers. 1161.