For those science teachers out there, what do you think are the major goals of science teaching?
We are doing a simple survey on what the other teachers think about the major goals of science teaching.. Stating your name, school and years of teaching will be very much appreciated. We will be having a class discussion afterwards. Thank you!
One important aspect is teaching critical thinking rather than memorizing fact.
In science teaching one has to help the students understand the facts and concepts of life, and relate it to all the science subjects. The teacher has to help the students understand relationships and connections between all the natural things and phenomenon.
Practically demonstrating or applying the facts and theories can help students better understand what they have learned.
Why do we teach science? What life skills can we inculcate in our children by teaching the skills of scientific thinking? This hub portrays a teacher's perspective on the goals of teaching science. read more
Thank you very much for sharing your perspective, this is really helpful... A wonderful hub indeed, you're a great teacher!...^_^
Thank you pinkhawk for the question, I could write my thoughts. Glad that you have liked it, hope it helps in your survey.
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