Modeling Instruction in AP Physics C — Chapter Two

Nathan Belcher
Jul 23 · 32 min read

Review of Literature

As the amount of scientific understanding and emphasis on science in daily life has increased over the last 150 years, pedagogical techniques have become more sophisticated in science education. Pedagogies that demonstrate the highest levels of student achievement integrate advances in cognitive psychology and learning theory into all aspects of curriculum, instruction, and assessment (Hake, 1998; Hsu, Brewe, Foster, & Harper, 2004; Kohlmyer et al., 2009; Madsen, McKagan, & Sayre, 2015; Rosengrant, Etkina, &…