Why is science a compulsory subject in elementary and high school? Is it to introduce students to facts that are likely to change or become obsolete with time? Or is it to equip them with skills like critical thinking, information literacy, and scientific literacy that can be useful in meeting many real-world challenges? How can teachers help students develop such skills?
Join us as we explore these and many other questions in an interactive discussion with Melanie Trecek-King and Vijeta Raghuram.
The discussion will be in English.
Title: Teach Skills, Not Facts
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About the Speakers
Melanie Trecek-King is an Associate Professor of Biology at Massasoit Community College in Massachusetts with over twenty years of experience in college and high school classrooms.
Vijeta Raghuram is the Programme Manager-Education at IndiaBioscience and an Associate Editor of i wonder….