ERIC Number: EJ1168673
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Feb
Abstractor: As Provided
Reflective Writing for a Better Understanding of Scientific Concepts in High School
El-Helou, Joseph; Kalman, Calvin S.
Physics Teacher, v56 n2 p88-91 Feb 2018
Science teachers can always benefit from efficient tools that help students to engage with the subject and understand it better without significantly adding to the teacher's workload nor requiring too much of class time to manage. Reflective writing is such a low-impact, high-return tool. What follows is an introduction to reflective writing, and more on its usefulness for teachers is given in the last part of this article.
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Physics, Reflection, Writing Assignments, Scientific Concepts, Concept Formation, High School Students, Secondary School Science
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
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