Middle School Students' Perceptions of the Instructional Value of Analogies, Summaries and Answering Questions in Life Science

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					                                          Saouma BouJaoude, Rana Tamim




      Middle School Students’ Perceptions
     of the Instructional Value of Analogies,
      Summaries and Answering Questions
                  in Life Science
      The authors investigated students’ perceptions of the effectiveness and
      utility of generating analogies, summaries, and answering 
				
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Description: Engaging students in answering or generating thoughtprovoking questions helps them gain the knowledge and skills necessary for managing their learning (Chin, Brown, & Bruce, 2002), become more successful problem solvers, construct explanations that mediate meaningful learning (King & Rosenshine, 1993), describe and relate what they are learning to existing knowledge, and change their alternative conceptions (Roth, 1991). [...] the purpose of this study was to investigate students' perceptions of the effectiveness and utility of generating analogies, summaries, and answering questions in a middle school science classroom and to elucidate their intentions to use these strategies in science classrooms andinother subject areas.
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