Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, Volume 5, Issue 3, Foreword
Agnes Shook Cheong CHANG
Promoting Thinking through Pedagogical Changes in Science Lessons
In the last decade, we have witnessed financial crises, SARS, avian flu and terrorism. These events arrived silently without warnings and students need to be prepared for future and unpredictable mega-problems. They need to think critically and creatively to solve problems in order to survive. To do this they need broad-based knowledge and thinking skills and science is one discipline which naturally provides the content and opportunities to develop the essential skills.
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