Constructivism and Conceptual Change, Part II

Colburn, Alan
November 2007
Science Teacher;Nov2007, Vol. 74 Issue 8, p14
Academic Journal
The author discusses ways to ensure active learning and correct student misconceptions regarding scientific concepts. He suggests ways teachers can apply principles of active learning to lectures. He suggests that concrete problems to solve or questions will lead students to discuss issues and reveal misconceptions. He comments on the inquiry-based nature of laboratory work for students.


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