The Efficacy of Student-Centered Instruction in Supporting Science Learning

@article{Granger2012TheEO,
  title={The Efficacy of Student-Centered Instruction in Supporting Science Learning},
  author={E. Granger and T. H. Bevis and Y. Saka and S. Southerland and V. Sampson and R. Tate},
  journal={Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={338},
  pages={105 - 108}
}
Puzzling Through Gravity Much of the excitement of scientific discovery seems to get lost when science is taught as facts by lectures. Granger et al. (p. 105) present a large study of outcomes comparing inquiry-based teaching with more traditional teaching methods. Over 2000 students were involved, in 125 classrooms of 4th- and 5th-graders. The classes studied space-science with a curriculum that uses models and evidence to entice students into improving their own understanding of the science… Expand
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