How to stay with social constructivism in a social distancing environment?
This may seem like an odd question, but how is this new era of pandemic learning affecting social constructivist learning theory? Students of today have been social distancing for the past ten years with the rise of social media, which has a falsehood of promoting social connected ways of learning. In this time of crisis, how do we centralize the need for connectedness with the fundamentals of survival? How does this play out for K-12 and higher education when people are trying to push standards and curriculum of the old ways into a situation that needs so much more at this time? Isn't it more important to make social connections at this of need than to focus on the criteria of federal objectives? Isn't this what MOODLE was designed for? How can we create socially connected ways of learning and communication in a time of crisis and shouldn't this be our focus right now?