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UNITS: HOW DO YOU TEACH SCIENCE

NORDIEA MILLER-YOUNGE
JANEKE HIBBERT
SHANIQUE FFRENCH

UNIT 2 HOW DO YOU TEACH SCIENCE?


UNIT2: HOW DO YOUTEACH SCIENCE?

WHAT IS LEARNING?
Nordieas Definition: Learning is the understanding of information taught, it is the ability to use the information
learnt in any given situation.

Janekes Definition: learning is the gaining of information.

Shaniques Definition: Learning is the act of acquiring new knowledge and putting it into practice.

Group Definition:

WHAT IS KNOWLEDGE?
Nordieas Definition: Knowledge is information learnt and being used in everyday life.

Janekes Definition: Knowledge is knowing information being learnt whether old or new.

Shaniques Definition: This is the intelligence about something. That is to have full and complete understanding
about something.

Group Definition:

New Group Definition


UNIT2: HOW DO YOUTEACH SCIENCE?

CONCEPT MAP OF LEARNING THEORIES

CONSTRUCTIONISM

Teachers Role:
To provide real life
situations/activities in which
students can learn.
SITUATED COGNITION Constantly access the
students performance in a
given task or situation.
Provide project and
problem based learning
activities for students
Situated cognition is a theory that suggests
that learning is directly linked to real life Provide activities which are
activity, context, and culture. situated or geared toward a
relevant outcome.
Students Role:
Actively participate in
project and problem based
activities.
Constantly seek feedback on
THEORIES performance.
Apply/practice learnt
OF strategies.

LEARNING
VYGOTSKYS
INCLUDES Teachers Role: To facilitate learning
CONSTRUCTIVISM through interactions between:
Teacher-student
Student-student
Group Work
Lev Vygotskys version of constructivists Programmed devices
theory is concerned with the fact that social
learning is the basis upon which cognitive
development is built; in that children learn
best in a social and cultural setting.

Students Role:
Actively seek knowledge/
assistance
Observe what is being taught
Ask questions
Apply what is learnt

MULTIPLE
INTELLIGENCIES