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INS1020 - Detecting and Overcoming Misconceptions in Primary Science

  • Research has shown that students have serious difficulties in understanding primary science concepts. This course covers strategies for detecting and overcoming misconceptions. It also covers common misconceptions in Diversity, Cycles, Systems, Interactions and Energy.

    • What are the causes of misconceptions?
    • What are the strategies for detecting misconceptions?
    • What are the strategies for overcoming misconceptions?
    • What are the common misconceptions in Diversity, Cycles, Systems, Interactions and Energy?
    • Causes of misconceptions
    • Strategies for detecting misconceptions
    • Strategies for overcoming misconceptions
    • Correcting misconceptions in Diversity, Cycles, Systems, Interactions and Energy
  • Primary teachers

  • Date : 28 May 2018
    Time : 9.00am - 4.00pm (6 hours)
    Venue : National Institute of Education

    Note: NIE reserves the right to change or cancel the course due to unforeseen circumstances.

    • MOE Participants - $97.30 (incl. 7% GST & $1 Copyright Fee).
    • Non MOE Participants - $514.60 (incl. 7% GST & $1 Copyright Fee)
  • 30 April 2018

    Applicants will be notified of the results of their applications via e-mail.

  • E-Register here.

    *All information will be kept confidential and used for internal administration only.

  • Please read the instructions below carefully before completing the application form.

    Upon confirmation, payment is required for all courses. Payment should only be made after the course placement letter has been sent to participants to confirm the application. Cancellations/withdrawals are not allowed. However, a replacement may be sent to attend the same course.


    Payment through GIRO/IFAAS

    NIE will proceed to invoice the respective schools, and they can make payment through GIRO or IFAAS. The amount payable should be credited into the NIE bank account number 518-041272-001.

    Payment by Cheque

    Please submit the cheque together with the application form. Cheque should be made payable to “National Institute of Education” and participant(s)’ name and course(s) clearly indicated on the reverse of the cheque.

    Please mail to: Office of Graduate Studies
    and Professional Learning
    National Institute of Education
    1 Nanyang Walk, S(637616 )
    Attn: Ms Nadia Kamal

    Notification

    NIE will acknowledge receipt of the application form through email within one week. The course placement letter will be emailed to applicants who have been successfully placed in a course and upon course confirmation.

    Instructor

    Please note that NIE reserves the right to replace an instructor for a course if the lecturer is unable to teach the course due to unforeseen circumstances. No refund of the course fee will be made to participants.

  • Ms Nadia Kamal
    Tel: 6790 3787
    (for enquiries on course administration)