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Adey, Philip S. – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1982
Reviews major purposes and conclusions, and criticisms of cross cultural Piagetian studies conducted during the last two decades. The particular interest of science educators in the work is discussed in light of the availability of new instruments for assessing levels of cognitive development and for analyzing science curricula. (Author/JN)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Tests, Cross Cultural Studies, Developmental Stages
Chin, Christine – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1993
Reviews literature on using a problem-solving approach in science instruction. Examines teaching strategies associated with such an approach and discusses a problem-solving approach that works in the traditional laboratory. Discusses implications of the approach and provides some suggestions for science instruction. Contains 17 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Swinson, Kevan – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1992
Reviews research of writing activities that help identify student misconceptions and serve as a vehicle for knowledge construction. (29 references) (MDH)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Concept Formation, Diagnostic Teaching, Elementary Secondary Education