NAEP FINDINGS CONFIRM THAT DEEP CONCEPTUAL LEARNING IS ESSENTIAL TO STUDENTS’ FUTURE SCIENCE SUCCESS | eSchool News

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Scottsdale, Ariz. — Sept. 12, 2012

 

The eSchool News press release presents a number of research findings leading ot the conclusion traditional instruction in the teaching of science curriculum “favors breadth over depth, leading to a lack of deep conceptual learning”.

These findings could be used by teacher librarians to encourage the introduction of an inquiry-based approach to teaching science in schools, and demonstrate the contribution they can make as an information and learning technology specialist to support science teachers in developing inquiry-based units for their classes.

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