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.