Write a brief (one paragraph) summary for each reading. (the readings are attached)
Choose one of the following reflective prompts and respond.
Page Keeley describes several commonly held misconceptions about misconceptions. What advice does she share about how to address student misconceptions? Describe one example of how you might do this in your future classroom. Be sure to specify a science topic students may have misconceptions about!
Choose one of the misconceptions in the Yin et al. (2008) reading. Explain why a student might have this misconception – what life experiences may have led to this kind of thinking? What specific classroom activities could you implement to help students rebuild or modify their understanding of WTSF (why things sink and float)?