ERIC Number: EJ546689
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Harnessing the Positive Energy of Conflict in Science Teaching.
Settlage, John; Sabik, Cindy Meyer
Theory into Practice, v36 n1 p39-45 Win 1997
This paper advocates a philosophy of science teaching that embraces intellectual conflict, suggesting that it is important to engage students in productive intellectual conflict in order to teach for conceptual change. Presents two approaches that could actualize the philosophy of "teaching the conflicts" within science instruction. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue title: "Teaching Conflict Resolution: Preparation for Pluralism."