Brain-Powered Science: Teaching & Learning with Discrepant Events

77 Minutes

Optical illusions, cartoons, demonstrations, and hands-on explorations will engage participants and model the power of discrepant events to enhance learning by activating attention and catalyzing cognitive processing. The take home, minds-on message is that three-dimensional, next generation Curriculum Instruction Assessment shifts the teacher’s focus from didactically covering content to interactively helping learners recover FUNdaMENTAL conceptual precursors, uncover (and deconstruct) misconceptions, and discover (and reconstruct) enriched conceptual networks of understanding.