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Learning Theory

Constructivist Theory
        Constructivist Theory states that knowledge is built and shaped through experiences with materials, phenomena, and people in the world. Teachers act as more of a guide than an instructor, and classrooms are very student-centered. Teachers scaffold children’s learning by providing them varying support as they work through tasks that are challenging in their zone of proximal development. This website works perfectly with Constructivist Theory because students are able to navigate the site by themselves and they can ask their teacher for help if they have any questions. Students are able to interact with the website and complete the activities on their own. 

Multiple Intelligence Theory    
        Multiple Intelligence Theory states that there are nine different intelligences that students are strong and excel in. The intelligences explain how students learn new information, and they include verbal/linguistic, mathematical/logical, musical, visual/spatial, body/kinesthetic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and naturalist. All students have varying strengths in each of the intelligences, and one or two of them might come more natural to them. It is important for teachers to understand the ways in which their students learn so they can include those methods into their instruction. This website is great for all of the intelligences because it covers each and every one of them. The website has numerous different sub-pages, all with different activities that allow students to do different things such as going out on a nature walk all the way to filling out a crossword puzzle. Some activities require logic while others might be more kinesthetic.

Bloom's Taxonomy