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ERIC Number: EJ642685
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0143-0343
A Thinking Journey Based on Constructivism and Mediated Learning Experience as a Vehicle for Teaching Science to Low Functioning Students and Enhancing Their Cognitive Skills.
Schur, Yaron; Skuy, Mervyn; Zietsman, Aletta; Fridjhon, Peter
School Psychology International, v23 n1 p36-67 Feb 2002
Describes development of an Experimental Astronomy Curriculum or Thinking Journey, based on a combination of Constructivism and Mediated Learning Experience. Results indicated the effectiveness of the Thinking Journey in promoting a process of positive change in the students' conceptualization of Earth, improving their knowledge of astronomy, enhancing their general scientific knowledge and developing their cognitive functioning and problem solving abilities. (Contains 29 references and 5 tables.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Israel; South Africa