Higher Education

Building Understanding Together: A Constructivist Approach to Early Childhood Education, 1st Edition

  • Sandra Waite-Stupiansky, Ph.D. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
  • ISBN-10: 0827368356  |  ISBN-13: 9780827368354
  • 224 Pages
  • © 1997 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $150.00



Based on sound learning, Building Understanding Together: A constructivist Approach to Early Childhood Education demonstrates the basic tenets of Piaget's constructivist theory in a comprehensive format. This text shows how constructivism can be applied to all areas of the curriculum; language arts, science, math, social studies, and the arts. Chapters include vignettes of classroom examples to help the reader connect the abstract, theoretical concepts to concrete applications of the concepts.

Features and Benefits

  • practical, easy-to-comprehend presentation of constructivist theory, based on the ideas of Jean Piaget and others
  • real-life examples are used to support the constructivist approach to teaching style
  • text is supported with multiple photographic visuals of classrooms, demonstrating the various processes described in the text

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Sandra Waite-Stupiansky, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor