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Jerome Bruner. Learning as Discovery Sylvie Golec, Kaitlyn Cowden, Caroline Woody. Who is Jerome Bruner?. American Psychologist Born in New York, 1915 Studied Psychology at Duke University Earned his doctorate in Psychology from Harvard Taught as a professor at Harvard, Oxford and NYU.

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jerome bruner

Jerome Bruner

Learning as Discovery

Sylvie Golec, Kaitlyn Cowden, Caroline Woody

who is jerome bruner
Who is Jerome Bruner?

American Psychologist

Born in New York, 1915

Studied Psychology at Duke University

Earned his doctorate in Psychology from Harvard

Taught as a professor at Harvard, Oxford and NYU

contributions to psychology
Contributions to Psychology

A pioneer of the cognitive psychology movement

Studied how children learn

Coined the term “scaffolding”

Described learning as active,

not passive.

Described children's development in 3 stages: enactive stage, iconic stage, and symbolic stage

Helped found the Center of Cognitive Studies at Harvard.

children s cognitive development
Children’s Cognitive Development

Enactive Stage (0-3): Children only perceive environment through own actions

Iconic Stage (3-8): Visual memory increases

Symbolic Stage (8-on):

Children begin to use

symbols

learning as discovery
Learning as Discovery
  • Constructivism
  • Exploration and manipulation
  • Inquiry-based instruction
  • Discovering facts from
      • Past experience
      • Existing knowledge
      • New truths
      • Relationships
advantages to bruner s t heory
Advantages to Bruner’s Theory
  • Encourages active engagement
  • Promotes
  • A tailored learning experience
      • Motivation
      • Autonomy
      • Responsibility
      • Independence
      • The development

of creativity and problem solving skills.

related to education
Related to Education
  • Examples
    • Enactive stage
      • Learning through motor skills
    • Iconic stage
      • Accommodating visual learners through icon imagery
    • Symbolic stage
      • Pictures and symbols

to represent a whole

discovery education
Discovery Education

http://www.discoveryeducation.com/

Resources for school

administrators, teachers,

parents, and students

Covers K-5, 6-8, and 9-12

Subjects include: Math, Science, English, Social Studies, Health, World Languages, Technology

Resources include: lesson plans, virtual field trips, live webinars, homework help, and more

webquests
Webquests 

http://webquest.org/

Uses the internet to help guide students' learning

6 parts: introduction, task, process,

resources, evaluation, conclusion

Teachers can create their own or

select from a variety available on the web

Useful for introducing or concluding a unit

Example "What's it like to visit Italy?" http://questgarden.com/100/69/8/100410120623/index.htm

resources
Resources

http://www.infed.org/thinkers/bruner.htm

http://webquest.org/

http://questgarden.com/100/69/8/100410120623/index.htm

http://www.discoveryeducation.com/

http://www.simplypsychology.org/bruner.html

http://www.learning-theories.com/discovery-learning-bruner.html