What’s the best way to teach science?

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    Date: 19 Nov Tarek Mostafa | Story Source: OECD (Blog) ~ Go to Original Article

    Education experts have spent the last 50 years debating over a seemingly simple question: what’s the best way to teach science?

    On one side of the divide are those who support self-guided, enquiry-based approaches, under which students direct their own learning. On the other are proponents of teacher-directed instruction, who say this approach makes it easier for teachers to manage classrooms and cover a wider range of content. Complicating the debate even further is the increasing diversity of student populations, which has raised demands for science curricula to adapt to student needs through adaptive teaching approaches….


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