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Modelling-Based Teaching and Learning: Current Challenges and Novel Perspectives

  • John K. Gilbert
  • Rosária Justi
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Part of the Models and Modeling in Science Education book series (MMSE, volume 9)

Abstract

In this chapter we draw together the themes, identified in earlier chapters, which must be addressed if ‘modelling-based teaching’ is become part of the professional repertoire of all school science teachers. We also tentatively identify the professional agencies that may be best placed, in terms of their expertise, to do so. Finally, we summarise the novel perspectives that we have advanced about these and suggest how these may be helpful in addressing the challenges identified.

Keywords

Science Education Science Teacher Metacognitive Knowledge Epistemic Practice General Pedagogical Knowledge 
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References

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • John K. Gilbert
    • 1
  • Rosária Justi
    • 2
  1. 1.The University of ReadingBerkshireUK
  2. 2.Universidade Federal de Minas GeraisBelo HorizonteBrazil

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