Teachers' Pedagogical Content Knowledge and Student Engagement in Science

Updated: Apr 1

Soonhye Park, a professor in Science Education at the NC State College of Eductaion, Ohio, USA talks about the connection between teachers developing strong content knowledge and enhancing student engagement in Science.


She offers practical ideas for Science teachers, which we are sure many of us are already are aware of such as:


  • Project Based Learning

  • Making lessons more relevant

  • Giving student autonomy

  • Eliciting prior knowledge

She concludes by placing Professional Development at the centre to achieve success especially in implementing Inquiry-Based Learning.


https://ced.ncsu.edu/news/2022/03/28/how-can-developing-strong-pedagogical-content-knowledge-pck-help-teachers-better-engage-their-students-in-science-learning-pck-enables-teachers-to-translate-their-content-knowledge-into-fo/


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