This resource includes information about some key misconceptions that have been uncovered by research and ideas about a variety of teaching approaches that may help avoid students acquiring some common misconceptions.
This chapter looks at how learners changing their perspectives can help overcome learning impediments or ‘failures to learn’.
These PDFs have been taken from the popular book, Chemical Misconceptions : Prevention, diagnosis and care: Theoretical background, Volume 1, by Keith Taber.
This book covers theories and evidence on key alternative conceptions, that have been uncovered by research; suggestions for a variety of teaching approaches that may prevent students acquiring some common alternative conceptions; and general ideas for assisting students with the development of appropriate scientific conceptions.
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Overcoming learning impediments