EDEE275 -Lecture- Week 3-2012

EDEE275 -Lecture- Week 3-2012 - ConceptualChange...

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Anila Asghar Teaching Elementary Science McGill University January 25, 2012 Conceptual Change The Nature of Science
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TODAY’S AGENDA Probing children’s preconceptions -  Activity Discrepant Events Conceptual Change Model  Nature of Science – Probing children’s  reasoning Clickers test – 688 Sherbrooke, room 285
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Where does the mass of a  tree come from?
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“Lessons from thin air” http://www.middleschoolchemistry.com/multimedia/chap ter1/lesson5#air_has_mass_can
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The Conceptual Change Model Meaningful conceptual change in children’s  ideas requires that: The students must be dissatisfied with their  existing views. The new conception must appear somewhat  plausible. (Posner & Strike, 1982)
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Meaningful conceptual change in children’s  ideas requires that : The new conception must be more attractive. The new conception must have explanatory 
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2012 for the course EDEE 275 taught by Professor Asghar during the Winter '12 term at McGill.

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EDEE275 -Lecture- Week 3-2012 - ConceptualChange...

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