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Wednesday, January 6 • 11:30 - 12:30
Representational pedagogies - using models for learning about electricity in Australia

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A case study exploring teaching electricity in year 6 adopting a Representation Construction Approach. The approach involved developing students’ meta-representational competence through evaluation, negotiation and creation of representations and models of electric circuits. Insights into students developing understanding of science concepts were captured through interviews, video and learning journals.

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Christine Preston

Senior Lecturer Science Education, University of Sydney
Dr Christine Preston is a lecturer in primary science education at the University of Sydney and concurrently teaches kindergarten science in a school. She is co-editor and author in a prominent Australian text,Teaching Primary Science Constructively (7th Ed.).  Her research interests... Read More →

Wednesday January 6, 2021 11:30 - 12:30 GMT
Room 2
  Primary, Models and modelling in science
  • Audience 7-11
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