The teaching of electricity is described by six teachers at the K-12 grade levels. Their understanding of electricity concepts and their methods of instruction are explored. A list of research based best practices is used to analyze the methods of instruction used by the participants. Recommendations are suggested for the improvement of teaching electricity at the K-12 grade levels.The distinction between schematic diagrams and actual electric circuits is another problematic area identified by McDermott and her research group. Students have difficulty recognizing that schematic circuit diagrams only represent theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Teaching Electricity in Elementary, Middle, and High School: Some Real Life Examples|
|Author||:||Beth Marie Zavala|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|