Constructive Learning, Adoption Level

Guided, conventional use for building knowledge

      Extended Descriptors

Students. Students begin to utilize technology tools (such as graphic organizers) to build on prior knowledge and construct meaning.

Teacher. The teacher provides some opportunities for students to use technology in conventional ways to build knowledge and experience. The students are constructing meaning about the relationships between prior knowledge and new learning, but the teacher is making the choices regarding technology use.

Setting. Technology tools that allow for building knowledge are available to students for conventional uses on a limited basis.

 

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      Related Resources

Graphics representing the Constructive Adoption cell, the Constructive TIM levels, the TIM, and many other related resources are available from the TIM Graphics page in the Resources section.