A Few of Our Favorite Things: Teaching Ideas for K-12 by Patricia D. Morrell, Kate Popejoy (eds.)

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POEs have been used a lot in Science. They provide an important way of tackling the poor learning tendencies of Non Retrieval and Ineffective Restructuring; the students predictions are based on the beliefs that they have brought into the classroom and sorting out why they predicted incorrectly can be very effective in restructuring these ideas. Students might be asked, for example to predict whether or not they think a balloon full of air will weigh more, less or the same as an empty balloon. Students thinking during many conventional practical activities can be improved by asking them to predict, and discuss what they expect will occur and why.

2. The “O” of a POE should be clear. We have found a strong tendency by students to “observe” what they wanted to see. The result should be concrete. 3. When POE s are being used to specifically challenge student views the result should be surprising - in direct conflict with that predicted by the common alternative views. However, POE s don t always have to “surprise”. Using POE s only in circumstances when predictions do not match observations can firstly result in negative feelings towards the procedure and secondly lead to students picking the “unlikely” result because “we always predict wrongly”.

Do you think scientists are creative when they do their work? What observations did you make of your Oobleck? What inferences did you make about your Oobleck? What was your data or evidence that lead you to your conclusion? Are you certain about your conclusion? Might you change your mind with more evidence or if you thought about your evidence differently? Do you think scientists ever change their minds? 7. The preservice teachers will be asked to reflect in their own notebooks about ways to connect science content to aspects of nature of science.

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