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The Stories They’d Tell: Pre-Service Elementary Teachers Writing Stories to Demonstrate Physical Science Concepts
This article describes results of a study designed to explore stories regarding science concepts which were written by preservice teachers. The findings reveal that without guidance, many students struggled to find ways to integrate science within a story. With guidance, participants wrote stories that included more narrative elements overall, and participants felt the stories helped them understand the concepts.
Updated: May. 13, 2011
The study analyzed a conversation among a group of teachers responsible for teaching the statistical concepts of mean, median, and mode. After reading an article describing some specific student difficulties in learning the concepts, teachers were asked to discuss how the teaching of the concepts could be improved.
Updated: Jun. 08, 2009