Constructive Learning, Transformation Level

Extensive and unconventional use of technology tools to build knowledge

      Extended Descriptors

Students. Students use technology to construct and share knowledge in ways that may have been impossible without technology. They have a deep understanding of the technology tools that allows them to explore and extend the use of the tools to construct meaning.

Teacher. The teacher facilitates higher order learning opportunities in which students regularly engage in activities that may have been impossible to achieve without the use of technology tools. The teacher encourages students to explore the use of technology tools in unconventional ways and to use the full capacity of multiple tools in order to build knowledge.

Setting. The setting includes robust access to a wide variety of technology tools, robust access to online resources and communities, and the ability to publish new content online.

 

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      Related Resources

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