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Dennis LaBarge - Using Discrepant Events in the Science Classroom to Encourage Critical Thinking

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AASSA Educators’ Conference 2012

Dennis LaBarge

"Using Discrepant Events in the Science Classroom to Encourage Critical Thinking"




Presenter Name:  Dennis LaBarge

School/Organization:  Colegio Americano de Quito

Presenter Contact Info--Email:  dlabarge@fcaq.k12.ec           



Presentation Description:  Critical thinking skills are important to student success, but are often lacking, in the secondary science classroom.  This workshop will discuss the use of Discrepant Events to introduce new science concepts, challenging students to reconsider deeply rooted misconceptions on science and to actively explore and explain unexpected phenomena.


Date: Friday, March 16, 2012


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