What is the Emergent Learning Theory? 

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The emergent curriculum is rooted in the constructivist theories of Jean Piaget, Lev Vygotsky, and John Dewey who assert that children develop their own knowledge, intelligence, and morality through a series of developmental stages in collaboration with others.


The emergent curriculum is a process where educators plan activities and projects based on the specific student they are working with, taking into the developmental needs, talents, and passions of the child.