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The term co-construction means the social interaction between children and adults in forming a learning community.

New learning content is acquired by exchanging ideas, solving problems, and adopting different perspectives. The focus here is geared more toward exploring and discussing meanings and less toward acquiring facts.

Entering into co-constructive learning opportunities with gifted children and adolescents makes high-quality support for individuals possible. Co-constructive learning conveys a positive attitude toward the special qualities that learners possess and places value on their background knowledge, convictions, and creative ideas.

The authors Nicole Miceli and Anne-Kathrin Stiller have developed this glossary together with the Fachportal Team. The glossary was translated by Daniel Shatwell and edited by Lisa Trierweiler.