Primary teacher knowledge of science concepts and professional development

implications for a case study

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    This article reports the results of an investigation into primary school teachers' confidence, knowledge of concepts and professional development preferences in relation to the teaching of science and technology. Teacher confidence and knowledge of scientific concepts was found to be lacking in this sample of teachers. Implications and general directions for professional development are discussed.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)20-23
    Number of pages4
    JournalTeaching science
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2007


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