What We Call Misconceptions May Be Necessary Stepping-Stones Toward Making Sense of the World

You were asked to read this Science and Children article (pp. 28-33), What We Call Misconceptions May Be Necessary Stepping-Stones Toward Making Sense of the World.  Share your answers to these questions:

    What are THREE things you learned from reading this article?  
    Why is it important to pre-assessing students’ knowledge prior to teaching a lesson or unit?
    What “wacky” ideas (if any) have you heard your students come up with?  
    Where do you think those ideas originated?
    What will you do differently in your classroom based on these findings?
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