The teaching and learning of integrated science in Ghana is plagued with many challenges. This article looks at some of these challenges and proposes solutions that can help in the situation. The article considers the problems from the teachers and students perspective, resource availability and nature of assessment.
science is an approach by which scientific concepts and principles are
presented in manner to express the fundamental unity of thought in science so
as to avoid undue stress distinction among the various scientific field. This implies that science must not be put into
separate disciplines like physics, chemistry or biology when being presented.
This means that an integrated science curriculum should not have separate
discipline like physics, chemistry and biology and fo...
12th June, 2018, I visited Sefwi Wiawso Senior High School in Ghana
to observe a physics lesson on the topic “Electrical Circuit” taught by a
physics teacher. It was a one hour period lesson. The purpose for observing the
lesson was to reflect on an aspect of the lesson that requires special
attention and describe how to develop this area to improve my practice.
are different theories and models on reflection of lesson such as; the Kolbs’s
Model of Experiential le...