Knowing is only the first step: strategies to support the development of scientific understanding
Issue 369 | Page 116 | Published Jun 2018
Models of scientific understanding are examined, leading to the claim that knowledge acquisition is a necessary but insufficient condition for successful learning; a number of strategies are proposed to support understanding.
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