In-service training to support class teachers in chemistry teaching

  • Jaana Herranen Unit of Chemistry Teacher Education, Department of Chemistry, University of Helsinki
  • Maija Aksela Unit of Chemistry Teacher Education, Department of Chemistry, University of Helsinki

Abstract

There is an evident need for in-service training in chemistry education among class teachers. The support is needed related to, for example, chemistry contents, teaching methods, practical laboratory work, and resources. The article discusses the challenges and opportunities of in-service training and presents one concrete example of how to implement practical work in primary school chemistry education.

Published
2017-01-29
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Articles

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