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Knowing Student Misconceptions Key to Science Teaching, Study Finds
By Erik Robelen
It seems obvious that teachers need to understand the content they’re trying to convey to students. But a new study finds that what’s especially critical to improved science learning is that teachers also know the common misconceptions students have. And in science, there are plenty of things that young people—and a lot of adults—don’t correctly understand, such as what causes the change of seasons. READ MORE
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