Upshot: The commentaries raise a plethora of issues, extending the article’s problematic in insightful ways. In this response, we chose to focus on two interesting views on the “powerful idea” in the constructionist sense, on systems versus causal-rule thinking and on the affective aspect of collaborative learning.
Makri K., Daskolia M. & Kynigos C. (2015) Authors’ response: Seeking “power” in powerful ideas, systems thinking and affective aspects of learning. Constructivist Foundations 10(3): 401–404. http://constructivist.info/10/3/401
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