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EFFICACY OF INTEGRATING STS APPROACH IN IMPROVING STUDENTS ’ CONCEPTIONS ON THE MOLE CONCEPT
Chemistry is one of the hardest and most challenging subjects in high school and college Science (Marais & Combrinck, 2009; Passmore, Stewart, & Catier 2009; Taber, 2011) . Probably one reason whyExpand
21ST CENTURY SCIENCE TEACHING: INQUIRY AS A POWERFUL PEDAGOGY
The landscape of the 21 st century spells a complete different paradigm for teaching and learning. Truly, students of today are different from the ones past educational systems were designed toExpand
INTEGRATING 21 ST CENTURY SKILLS IN AN UNDERSTANDING BY DESIGN PEDAGOGICAL PLAN (UBD21) ON LIFE ENERGY AND PROCESSES
This study explored the effectiveness of UBD21 in improving students’ conceptions on life energy and processes, and in making the students acquire 21 st century skills. An intact Biology class ofExpand
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GREEN CHEMISTRY EXPERIMENTS: EFFECTS TO STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AND PRO-ENVIRONMENTAL ATTITUDES
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This study investigates on the efficacy of using green chemistry experiments in improving student achievement and developing pro-environmental attitudes among high school students. Expand
STEM-IFYING THE CLASSROOM: A FRAMEWORK FOR RIGOR AND RELEVANCE TOWARDS INQUIRY-BASED STEM TEACHING
Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics (STEM) education requires a shift from the traditional teaching to inquiry-based teaching paradigm. STEM education in the 21 st century calls for rigor andExpand
FLIPPED CLASSROOM: EFFECTS TO STUDENTS’ 21ST CENTURY SKILLS AND ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS
Students develop significant learning if they are given chances to become more self-reliant and independent (Fernandez, 1999). It is found that student engagement in the learning process can beExpand
ENHANCING SINOS AND SBPaLP USING STS APPROACH IN TEACHING ROTATIONAL AND CIRCULAR MOTION
Researches in Physics education have identified students’ attitudes and beliefs as contributors to higher gains in learning (Mistades, 2011). Educators must therefore rethink the goals for ScienceExpand