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Call for Feedback: Proposed Changes to How ERIC Indicates Peer Review
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ERIC proposes to expand the peer-reviewed indicator to additional materials. ยป Learn more

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Carey, Susan – American Psychologist, 1986
The premise behind the cognitive approach to teaching is that understanding results when new learning is integrated with existing knowledge. But the goal of science instruction is to replace existing ideas with new theories. Current research in science education seeks to resolve these conflicting instructional approaches. (Author/VM)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Restructuring, Cognitive Structures, Concept Formation