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Elliott, Katrina; Pillman, Anne – Teaching Science, 2016
This paper explores strategies for teachers to work with science conceptions, both those consistent and those inconsistent with western science understanding. It emphasises the value of teachers checking their own and their students' prior understanding of concepts to be learnt. A past approach of educators has been to replace old beliefs with new…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Scientific Attitudes, Misconceptions