ERIC Number: EJ592050
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Children's Concepts: Tools for Transforming Science Teachers' Knowledge.
Jones, M. Gail; Carter, Glenda; Rua, Melissa J.
Science Education, v83 n5 p545-57 Sep 1999
Examines the role that students' science concepts play in promoting teachers' professional growth. Journals and portfolios showed that students' science knowledge served as discrepant events that evoked teachers' dissatisfaction with their own content knowledge and motivated them to reconsider their pedagogical practices. (Author/CCM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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