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ERIC Number: EJ663435
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0045-0855
Constructivism and Student Misconceptions: Why Every Teacher Needs To Know about Them.
Sewell, Audrey
Australian Science Teachers' Journal, v48 n4 p24-28 Dec 2002
Points out the importance of students' pre-existing beliefs on students learning and suggests that if new information does not fit with what the students already knows, he or she may simply choose to reject it outright, leaving classrooms having learned nothing. Presents four choices for addressing new information. (Author/YDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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