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Exploration of use of the science resource centre by physical sciences teachers.
Science Resource Centres (SRCs) were initiated by an educational non-governmental organisation in various districts of the province of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. These SRCs were intended to assist with professional ...
Life sciences teachers' understanding of the nature of science within the context of teaching evolution.
The introduction of evolution in the ‘new’ Grade 12 life sciences curriculum in 2008 has created many challenges for life sciences teachers. The curriculum requires teachers to integrate evolution in all aspects of their ...
Introduction of inquiry-based science teaching in Rwandan lower secondary schools : teachers' attitudes and perceptions.
This study describes, discusses and analyses the Rwandan lower secondary school teachers’ responses to the introduction of inquiry as a teaching approach in the science curriculum as one of the changes that the curriculum ...
Exploring grade six educators' understanding of the integration of the natural sciences and technology in the Mafukuzela-Ghandi Circuit, Ethekwini Region.
This qualitative study sought to explore Intermediate Phase Natural Sciences and technology educators’ understanding of the integration of Natural Sciences andtechnology. This was donein order to ascertain whether there ...
Natural science teachers' understanding of the nature of science and how their understandings influence their instructional planning : a case study in Umsunduzi Circuit in KwaZulu-Natal.
An adequate understanding of the nature of science (NOS) has become increasingly imperative for science teachers in South Africa as all-inclusive curricular developments over the past decade. The NOS is viewed as a central ...
The use of visual reasoning by successful mathematics teachers : a case study.
Visualization has become increasingly important in view of the advent of technology which allows us to understand an idea at a single glance. Globally, educationists have been searching for ways to improve learners‘ ...
A case study of teachers' implementation of the grade four natural sciences curriculum.
Many teachers have difficulty in implementing the Revised National Curriculum Statement (RNCS). This is particularly true of the natural science curriculum. The purpose of this study was to explore the ways in which natural ...
Pre-service teachers' experiences of learning to teach culturally inclusive science.
Pre-service teachers training at tertiary institutions are expected to adapt to and implement curriculum changes in several subjects, including Natural Sciences, which are designed by the Department of Basic Education. ...
Learner errors and misconceptions in ratio and proportion : a case study of grade 9 learners from a rural KwaZulu-Natal school.
Proportionality is the content domain of mathematics that is rooted in ratio and proportion. It is believed to be vital for problem solving and reasoning, which are key cognitive domains of mathematics teaching and ...
Exploring Zimbabwean students' approaches to investigations in advanced level Chemistry.
Abstract available in PDF file.