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The present era understands a revolution in the field of education. The great demand of Mass education, it is important to introduce new techniques of learning and to provide reliable instructional material based upon the findings of educational technology. Learning is the process whereby knowledge is created through transformation of experience (Kolb, 1984). This definition implies that the curricula of school Social Science subject must be structured and sequenced. In particular, how the session or whole course may be taught to improve student learning.

Hence teaching strategies has to be changed as you send to the challenge posed by ‘knowledge explosion’ and increasing demand of the society. Learning of Social Science can be made effective by means of changing the teaching strategies and by adopting research- based practices effective teaching strategy in constructivism. Researches were induced to take up study on effectiveness of three major modules based on constructivist approach. Those are cooperative learning strategy, collaborative learning strategy and 5 'E' model approaches on achievement in social science of secondary school students.

Therefore, this study aims at developing and validating instructional strategies based on constructivism to teach social science on the other hand ascertain the effectiveness of these constructivist instructional strategies on the achievement of students in social science in terms of the knowledge constructed and transfer of constructed knowledge. This study targets secondary level students, as this stage forms the foundation of our education system. Execution and effectiveness of the new teaching strategy was analysed by using statistical analysis of Regression model.


Cooperative Learning, Collaborative Learning, 5 "E" learning, Social Science.
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