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ERIC Number: EJ827003
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 9
ISSN: ISSN-0887-2376
Conceptualizing Moon Phases: Helping Students Learn How to Learn
Kruse, Jerrid; Wilcox, Jesse
Science Scope, v32 n5 p55-59 Jan 2009
Helping students understand how to learn is an important goal for all subjects and levels of education. While this goal is highly regarded, promoting it is extremely difficult. Many times, we as teachers are consumed with how to better help our students understand the content and forget to draw their attention to how they came to understand a particular phenomenon. This article provides a concrete experience that will help students better understand what causes the phases of the Moon seen from Earth, and also explains how we can help students develop their understanding of how to learn. Although it doesn't address all that is known about learning, it does provide some major implications for learning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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