Connecting campuses to promote excellence in math and science

Speaker

Patrick C Gibbons

Washington University in St. Louis
Physics
314-935-6271
pcg@wuphys.wustl.edu
How to teach science in grades K-8
A review of research on conceptual change and a description of inquiry-learning methods that work well. Difficulties in implementation stem mainly from teachers' insufficient content knowledge and skills in the new teaching methods used. A curriculum reform project that addresses these difficulties will be described.
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