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What Children Bring to Light A Constructivist Perspective on Children's Learning in Science

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ISBN-10: 080773375X

ISBN-13: 9780807733752

Edition: 1994

Authors: Bonnie Shapiro, Richard A. Duschl

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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Publication date: 6/15/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.04" wide x 9.07" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Introduction: Personal Meaning and Public Knowledge: A New View of Knowledge Acquisition in Science Learning
Beginning a Study of Children's Knowledge Construction in Sciencep. 3
The Learner Constructs Meaning: Research on Children's Learning in Sciencep. 19
The Importance of a Perspective on Language in Science Learningp. 33
Donnie: The Communicator - A Deep Personal Involvement in Learningp. 47
Mark: The Boy of Ideas - An Intellectual Orientation to Science Learningp. 76
Martin: The Tinkerer - The Enjoyment of Physical Involvement with Science Materialsp. 93
Melody: The Social Butterfly - An Aesthetic-Social Orientation to Science Learningp. 111
Yasmin: The Student - A Dedication to High Achievementp. 130
Pierre: The Artist - Sheer Delight in the Details of Natural Historyp. 143
Personal Orientation to Science Learning: An Ecological Perspective on Knowledge Integrationp. 161
Developing Teaching Approaches That Build on Learners' Ideas and Actions in Sciencep. 181
Epilogue: Toward Science Learning with the Psyche Left Inp. 200
Referencesp. 205
Indexp. 213
About the Authorp. 219
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