Joyce Tugel

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Recent Posts by Joyce

Thu Jun 18, 2015 3:24 PM in Teaching for Conceptual Understanding in Science
What a great question! When I think back to my time as a classroom teacher (high school chemistry and physical science), I now realize I was overly focused on 'covering it all'. I was well-intentioned, but had an overfilled syllabus (ie. list of topics). Too often, it meant I was sacrificing what I now know as a depth of understanding to ensure breadth of coverage (getting those facts down in t...