No matter how tightly students' classroom behavior is controlled and guided by teachers and curriculum materials, students always retain personal control over their attention and effort, the authors remind us. Thus effective science instruction must start with understanding students' personal agendas and commitments, as well as their conceptions and learning processes in science.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Phi Delta Kappan|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1997|
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