According to Vnexpress – With this model, students are seeking and discovering knowledge through practical experiences under the organization and orientation of teachers.
Sharing at the seminar “Maple Bear Bear – Together with the future construct” held on January 20 in Hanoi, Master Dang Thi Thanh Nhan – Principal of Sunshine Maple Bear Primary School said, applying constructivism in education is an effective method, to help maximize learners’ capacity.
In addition to Master Dang Thi Thanh Nhan, the program also has the participation of many leading experts in the field of education such as Associate Prof. Dr. Pho Duc Hoa – Deputy Head of Primary Education Department, Hanoi Pedagogical University; Master Angela Quinn – Asian Maple Bear Training Director; Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Minh – Lecturer in Hanoi School of Literature.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pho Duc Hoa shared at the event: “According to the constructivist model, learning activities allow students to build their knowledge by testing ideas from existing experiences and insights. from that, apply to other situations to draw new knowledge “.
In the same view, Master Thanh Nhan said that learning under the model of applying constructivist theory will help students have the capacity and qualities of 21st century citizens.
Besides, Master Thanh Nhan also affirmed that building a happy and respectful educational environment for teachers and students is an important goal. Only so can teachers and students maximize their creativity in teaching and learning. If the school has happy teachers, satisfied with the working environment, then there will be happy students.
Going into the modern training methods and programs, Ms Nhan shared: “At Sunshine Maple Bear Primary School, students will directly participate in projects and experience activities aimed at themselves, to personality education, development of personal talents and abilities STEM activities help students develop their ability to explore and research science, and they are also focused on developing recognition skills. consciousness, regulation, explanation and emotional analysis (EQ index) “.
Also according to Angela Quinn – Maple Bear Asia Training Director, to become future global citizens, proficient use of the two languages is very important, helping children grow in all aspects, increasing Brain cell connections, positively impact on high-level cognitive activities.
“In some excellent programs like Maple Bear Canada, students have access to osmotic language (Immersion) in the early years, enabling them to learn and think flexibly with both English-Vietnamese language, “said Angela Quinn.
In addition to introducing constructivism, the workshop also offers the theme of “books with children”, attracting much attention from parents.
The formation of reading habits in children is one of the important methods to help children develop comprehensively, accumulate knowledge and expand their understanding of the world around them. Sharing about this, Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Minh – Lecturer of the Faculty of Literature, Hanoi National University of Education – Founder of the project “Opened Book” said that every student can create an idea wake up through reading.
“Reading properly will help children nurture curiosity, interest in learning and be exposed to an endless treasure of knowledge. In order to do that, schools and families need coordination to build setting up reading environment and guiding reading for children “, Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Minh affirmed.