Constructivism is allowing students to explore their own knowledge to lead them to new knowledge with the guidance, support, coaching and right questioning pattern of the teacher. In this way students own their learning process and teachers can better evaluate a growth in students.
Life skills are expansive however I have found that they seem to cut across all lines of culture, race, socioeconomic status, disabilities, gender or sexual orientation. We all need to learn these skills. Here are some suggestions as to how to do begin early and develop the child into a socially and emotionally strong individual.
Great guide in analyzing if teachers are getting what they need into a lesson. For students if they are getting out of education what they need.
This article says it all.
Life Skills education should be infused with Core Curriculum Content as essential skills!