Unformatted text preview: towards changing them Strategies for Addressing Alternate Conceptions • Find out what students think. • Provide learning situations where students grapple with conflicting ideas. • Facilitate open debate of alternate ideas. • Use real-world investigations and materials as much as possible. • Provide multiple opportunities for meaningful conceptual learning. • Give them plenty of time to construct new concepts. The main Goal of Constructivist Teaching… is to cause a shift in the conceptual framework of the learner....
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- Spring '08
- Psychology, Thought, Constructivist Teaching